Hundreds of Nigerians used the trip to search for work in Russia


Photo: Alexey Filippov / RIA Novosti

At the Consulate of Nigeria in Moscow gathered about 80 residents of this country, who on the advice of countrymen were going to use a trip to the FIFA world Cup for employment in Russia, reported “Interfax” the head of public organization “Alternative” Oleg Melnikov. In anticipation of their fate, they launched on the street a roll of insulation, and lay on him like a blanket.

“Until July 25 they are in the country legally, — said Melnikov. — As far as we know, now in Moscow roam about 200 Nigerians in the same situation.”

The Embassy provided a bus which transported the audience to the shelters, chosen for them by the Russian volunteers.

According to Melnikov, in Russia these people were lured by the deception. Most of them are in Russian do not talk and the opportunity to return home has not.

In early July it was reported about the Nigerian, who arrived at the 2018 world Cup and asked for political asylum in Russia. The man explained that at home he participated in opposition rallies and for that he received threats from the military.

30 June it was reported the resident of Nigeria, became a victim of fraud, pochivshih his football career in Russia. On arrival in Moscow, he was without money or the work as promised.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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