The Federal Government has ordered a full investigation into how a wanted terrorist, ISIS Emir, Ahmed Al Assir was granted Nigerian visa in Lebanon to visit the country.
It would be recalled that a radical Muslim cleric, Ahmad al-Assir, was arrested by Lebanese authorities as he attempted to leave Lebanon for Nigeria via Cairo.
According to the official of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the ministry has been directed to explain how the wanted terrorist was able to get Nigerian visa.
“The reported arrest of the wanted terrorist is a huge embarrassment to Nigeria and the president has directed that the matter should be investigated.
Sheikh Assir has been on the run for two years, having been declared wanted in Lebanon in 2013 when his followers clashed with the Lebanese army, killing at least 18 soldiers.