NiDCOM Faults Trending Video On Seizure Of Fake US Dollars Allegedly From Nigerians In Ghana

It has come to the notice of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) a 

video depicting Nigerians living in Ghana as criminals by an unknown Ghanaian officer who was seen  displaying bundles of fake US Dollars allegedly, in his words, found on some Nigerians in Ghana while moving from one area to another in a vehicle.

The unknown officer, who shielded his identity in the said video, claimed that the fake USD currency was allegedly found in the Toyota Jeep under the seat in which some run away Nigerians were driving and 

warning Ghanaians to be wary of Nigerians living in Ghana.

But the one minute four seconds video raises more questions than answers.

If the so called seized vehicle has a Nigeria plate number, (and the 

vehicle was not displayed) does that mean the occupants are Nigerians?

Why would a supposedly law enforcement officer present such a video with grievous allegations and not show his face ?

The follow-up comments on the video by the  anonymous Ghanaian security 

officer denigrating a sovereign state like Nigeria and her people, Nigerians ,without any concrete evidence linking any Nigerian to the said event, is questionable and most unfortunate and smirks of an 

attempt to blackmail Nigerians resident in Ghana.

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission ( NIDCOM) has forwarded the video 

to INTERPOL for further scrutiny and thorough investigation.

While insisting that any Nigerian who commits a crime would pay for it , 

we emphasize again that information such as in the video attempting to denigrate Nigeria and Nigerians is despicable and condemnable in its entirety.

  Signed .

  Abdur-Rahman Balogun

  Head, Media and Public Relations Unit (NIDCOM) Abuja

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