The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has placed six Nigerians on its terror watchlist.
The countries news outlet Al Arabiya News reported that the decision was UAE’s efforts to target and disrupt networks associated with the financing of terrorism and its associated activities.
The news platform added that among individuals added on the terror watchlist are four Emiratis, two Lebanese, eight Yemenis, five Syrians, five Iranians, six Nigerians, two Iraqis, one each from India, Afghanistan, Britain, Saint Kitts-Navis, Russia, and Jordan.
The Nigerians listed are Abdurrahaman Ado Musa, Salihu Yusuf Adamu, Bashir Ali Yusuf, Muhammed Ibrahim Isa, Ibrahim Ali Alhassan, Surajo Abubakar Muhammad.
Also, 15 entities were adding designated as terrorist organizations as supporters and financiers of terrorism in the country.
The development follows a UAE cabinet resolution N0. 83 of 2021, which designates 38 individuals and 15 entities as supporters and financiers of terrorism in the country.
Law enforcement agencies in the country have been directed to take necessary action against the individuals or entities, or against anyone associated with them.