Nigerian Embassy suspends security staff on grounds of sexual assault in Germany

The Nigerian Embassy has suspended a security staff pending abuse allegations in Berlin Germany.

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in Germany announced today that it has suspended with immediate effect a local staff( security unit) in connection with allegations of sexual abuse and other serious criminal activity.

A statement issued by the Nigerian Embassy in Berlin, Germany today 17th 2020, states that the staff, whose name is being kept anonymous for legal reasons, was suspended following the allegation of a circulated material on social media that suggested the official was demanding favors in return for official services.

The Nigerian Ambassador in Germany Yusuf Tuggar however said that the embassy have zero-tolerance for any kind of abuse of office.

Tuggar said:

“We have a zero-tolerance policy towards abuse of office and especially of sexual misconduct. Our full resources are being deployed to investigate a very serious incident and any other abuses that this inquiry may reveal.

“The investigation is taking place with all the urgency and diligence that this very serious situation demands. When due process is complete, any guilty party can expect to face the full weight of the law. Our heartfelt sympathies are with any innocent victims of abuse.

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