Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) President / Chief Executive Officer Abike Dabiri-Ereva says six Nigerians who have been jailed in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for funding Boko Haram can appeal to the Supreme Court if they choose.
He tweeted this on Monday following the Daily Trust’s report on the reactions of the families of the detainees.
Igbere TV reports that Surajo Muhammad and Saleh Adamu were imprisoned for life, while Ibrahim Alhassan, Abdur Rahman Musa, Bashir Yusuf and Muhammad Isa were sentenced to 10 years in prison with subsequent deportation.
Confirming the position of the Commission in relation to Nigerians, Ms. Dabiri-Erev tweeted on Monday: “6 niggaz convicted in the United Arab Emirates for the transfer of 782 000 dollars in Boko Haram. Abubakar Muhammad and Saleh Yusuf Adamu were sentenced to life imprisonment, and Ibrahim Ali Alhassan, Abdur Rahman Ado Musa, Bashir Ali Yusuf and Muhammad Ibrahim Isa received 10 years. They have lost their charm.
“They can go to the Supreme Court if they want, while we continue to urge Nigerians around the world to abstain from crime and crime.”
The UAE has been sentenced 6 niggas for the transfer of $ 782,000 in the Boko Haram. Abubakar Muhammad and Saleh Yusuf Adamu were sentenced to life imprisonment, while Ibrahim Ali Alhassan, Abdur Rahman Ado Musa, Bashir Ali Yusuf and Muhammad Ibrahim Isa received 10 years and lost their appeal.
– Abike Dabiri-Ereva (@abikedabiri) November 9, 2020
The court found Nigerians guilty of establishing a Boko Haram cell in the United Arab Emirates to raise funds and provide material assistance to rebels in Nigeria, Igbere TV reported.
He also heard that between 2015 and 2016 they transferred up to $ 800,000 to Boko Haram.
The Court of Appeal upheld the 2019 lower court ruling.