Chinese Govt. Speaks On The Alleged Maltreatment Of Nigerians In China

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Chinese Govt. Speaks On The Alleged Maltreatment Of Nigerians In China


The Chinese government on Tuesday explained that the government only resorted strict measures against Nigerians and other Africans stranded in Guangzhou, China.

The Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Zhou Pingjian said the predominance of the novel coronavirus disease among Foreigners, especially Nigerians and other Africans necessitated the action.

He explained that the Nigerians and other Africans were found to be more vulnerable due to the number of those tested positive to the virus.

Pingjian and Onyeama spoke to the newsmen on the alleged maltreatment of Nigerians stranded in China in a video making round social media.

The envoy added that, according to the current statistics of the outbreak of the COVID-19 in Guangzhou, Nigerians and other Africans were most vulnerable, hence the measures were meant to protect them.

He later said Nigeria is a good friend of China and therefore would not do anything to destroy the relationship and that Chinese has zero tolerance for discrimination.

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