There was gentle drama at Nigeria’s Home of Representatives on Thursday after the Lebanese Amabassador to Nigeria walked out of a gathering focused at addressing the harassment of Nigerian home staff in Lebabnon.
Houssam Diab shortly after coming into the convention room for the assembly with the Home Commitee on Diaspora walked out, leaving the lawmakers shocked within the course of.
The ambassador reportedly stormed out at 10:50am as a result of he anticipated an in depth door assembly with the lawmakers however met authorities officers and journalists, who have been there to cowl the occasion.
Tolulope Akande-Sadipe, Chairman of the committee, expressed shock over the incident.
Some lawmakers reportedly adopted the ambassador to steer him to return whereas the committee despatched journalists, safety personnel and legislative aides away from the venue.
After the assembly, Akande-Sadipe modified stance, saying, “It was a casual assembly as a result of the ambassador was good sufficient to affix us on the assembly. There isn’t a regulation that claims he needs to be right here at the moment however as a result of he has an curiosity within the joint relationship between Nigeria and Lebanon.
“We’ve plenty of Nigerians in Lebanon and we’ve plenty of Lebanese in Nigeria. We’ve a relationship with Lebanon from the 50s.
“This assembly at the moment has additional reiterated that the Lebanese group and the Nigerian group all the time stand collectively to make sure that justice and respect for human lives is a precedence, and we’ll work collectively to carry modern-day slavery to an finish.”