Nigeria’s Ambassador to Republic of Benin, Ambassador Kayode Oguntuase, has reacted to reviews that that the embassy in Cotonou was attacked.
A movie clip allegedly displaying an assault on Nigeria’s Embassy in Benin Republic had emerged on Saturday.
Even so, a assertion designed readily available by Oguntuase to the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday explained the video clip as bogus and pretend.
Oguntase mentioned, “My office environment has been inundated with telephone calls concerning an assault on Nigerian embassy in Cotonou. “There have been insinuations arising from a video clip clip now in circulation, proclaiming that the embassy was attacked by hoodlums,’’ he explained.
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He also mentioned that Nigeria’s embassy and its diplomatic staff ended up safe and sound and free of charge from any sort of risk.
“The Embassy wishes to condition that this news is phony the embassy of Nigeria in Cotonou was never attacked and the embassy is not beneath any type of attack.
“The Embassy premises and its personnel are now protected, effectively guarded and totally free from any type of menace or hazard,’’ Oguntuase explained.