Moghalu to Deputy Speaker: Nigeria's diaspora remittances 'keeping families alive'
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Nigeria, March 16 -- The remittances from Nigerians in the diaspora have contributed to the sustenance of impoverished families across the country, Kingsley Moghalu, a former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, has said.
Posting on his Twitter handle Tuesday, Mr Moghalu expressed outrage at the action of the deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, Ahmed Wase, who blocked a fellow lawmaker from presenting a petition by a diaspora group "because the petitioners were faceless and based outside the shores of Nigeria."
"Nigerians living and earning their living abroad is not a crime. It is their right. Their citizenship shouldn't be denigrated because of where they live. What opportunities exist for them at home if they d...
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