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Update on Osamuyi's murder: The Spanish Ambassador Disrespects the Government and People of Nigeria with his lies

Please see below the update links:
On the murder of Osamuyia Aikpitani by the spanish deportatation police
Osamuyi Akpitanhi murder - FG Sends Delegation to Spain over Death of Nigerian
http://thevoiceforum.org/node/532

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The Nigerian Press Editorials
The Guardian: Deportation and the death of a Nigerian
The Vanguard: Pain In Spain
Posted to the web on Jul 24 and 23,2007
http://www.nigeriavillagesquare.com/board/protest-note-govt-spain/39188-...
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The Spanish Ambassador Disrespects the Government and People of Nigeria with his lies
Jul 22, 2007

http://www.nigeriavillagesquare.com/board/forumdisplay.php?f=65

On two occasions in the past week (Most recently on a visit to the Nigerian House of representatives), the Spanish Ambassador to Nigeria Mr Angel Losada has continued to state that the Nigerian murdered by Spain, Mr Osamuyia Aikpitani was gulty of rape and other crimes.

The Guardian (Press) of Monday July 17th quotes the ambassador as alleging that “there were reports from Nigeria indicating that the deceased had been indicted in Nigeria for rape and murder” Our members in Nigeria have been in touch with the Nigerian Police and there is no record of any outstanding warrant. Our members in Spain have done similar checks and there is no evidence that Mr Aikpitani is wanted there for any offense. So where is the ambassador getting his facts from? Does the Ambassador know better than the Spanish and Nigerian police?

The Guardian also quoted Ambassador Losada as stating that “Akpitanyi died in a hospital in Spain and not inside the aircraft as being rumoured”. This is contrary to the original reports and eye witness accounts, which has yet to be refuted by any autopsy report. So, again, where is this ambassador getting his "facts" from?

Ambassador Losada is shamelessly trying to distort the story and we implore Nigerian Authorities to call Ambassador Losada to order as the Nigerian Police is competent to determine who is wanted or not. We also call on the Nigerian Government, Nigerian people and Nigerian press to remain vigilant to see that truth prevails.

On our part, we Concerned Nigerians Worldwide on behalf of 4200 signatories hereby restate our demands, which was delivered to Spanish embassies worldwide on June 29th. These demands are:

 THAT: the Spanish Government immediately take measures to put an end to the practice of inhuman treatment meted out to citizens of Nigeria and others from third world countries.
 THAT: the deaths, the beatings, the torture, and all other forms of inhumane treatment be immediately put to a stop.
 THAT: an independent investigation be immediately opened into the circumstances leading to Mr. Aikpitanhi's murder.
 THAT: an immediate apology from the country of Spain , be made to the family of Mr. Aikpitanhi
 THAT: an inquiry into the criminal negligence that led to this brutal death be conducted and ensure the prosecution of all the culprits responsible for this reprehensible act.
 THAT: appropriate compensation be paid by the Spanish Government to the next of kin and survivors of Mr. Aikpitanhi.
 THAT: an apology be tendered by the Spanish authorities to the next of kin, parents and or other survivors of Mr. Aikpitanhi and to Nigeria .

Finally, we call on Speaker Etteh and members of the House of Representatives to boycott the planned seminar for African parliamentarians until these issues are addressed.

The Spanish Ambassador Disrespects the Government and People of Nigeria with his lies http://www.nigeriavillagesquare.com/board/protest-note-govt-spain/39078-statement-amb-losadas-lies.html

Please see update on the murder of the murder of Osamuyia Aikpitani by the spanish deportatation police: http://www.nigeriavillagesquare.com/board/forumdisplay.php?f=65

Family of Slain Nigerian Cries Out for His Corpse
All Africa News com. July 2007
The family of the young Nigerian, Osamuyi Akpitanhi,...

http://article.wn.com/view/2007/07/12/Family_of_Slain_Nigerian_Cries_Out_for_His_Corpse

Osamuyi Akpitanhi murder - FG Sends Delegation to Spain over Death of Nigerian
http://thevoiceforum.org/node/532

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