30,000 Nigerians Living In France, Says Envoy
The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to France, Dr Modupe Irele, has said that about 30,000 Nigerians were currently living in France.
Irele disclosed this figure to pressmen in Lagos, on Thursday.
According to her, the number included Nigerians living in France as business owners, as well as those studying in various French educational institutions.
“Some are business owners, some students who came here to study either privately or on scholarship, while others have started outfits
that promote trade, culture and other forms of interaction,’’ she said.