Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Chairman, Nigerian Diaspora Commission (NDC), says President Muhammadu Buhari had instructed that wherever Nigerians were, their welfare should be paramount.
She said this while disclosed that a Diaspora Policy for Nigeria has been sent to the Federal Executive Council (FEC) for ratification.
Dabiri-Erewa spoke to State House correspondents after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Dabiri-Erewa said that she briefed the president on the short, medium and long term goals of the commission.
“We have dealt with a lot of issues — xenophobic attacks in South Africa and those who have returned; recently too, young Nigerians stranded in Croatia returned and we received them in the office”, she said.