Be Abreast Of The Culture And Traditions In The UK Before Leaving Nigeria - Mayor Situ
By Olushola Okunlade
A Nigerian-British Mayor of Southwark, London Mr Micheal Situ has urged Nigerians coming into the UK particularly youths and Students to be aware of the laws of the Country before setting out.
Mayor Situ stated this at an exclusive chat with the Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission, (NIDCOM), Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa, when she paid a courtesy call to him in his office in Southwark, London.
Mayor Situ believes that if they are properly briefed, they would avoid getting into trouble such as alleged sexual assaults, and related issues, rules, cultures, and traditions of their new environment(UK). He noted that what may appear as nothing to them in their culture could be most times quite grievous in their new environment.
The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission,(NIDCOM), Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa has suggested a situation where regular briefings and interactions are conducted for those arriving newly in the UK, especially the students to enable them to stay out of trouble and adjust fittingly into their new society different from where they are coming from.
The NIDCOM Boss urged those that are coming into the UK regularly be it on student visa or otherwise, to be of good behaviour and respect the laws of the host country.
Recently, there have been alleged cases of sexual assaults, in the UK made against Some Nigerian students and other sundry infractions being allegedly committed. Also recently a Nigerian was alleged to have killed a squirrel.


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