Twenty three (23 ) Nigerians are set to be executed any moment from now in Saudi Arabi, over drug-related offences.
They were found guilty and convicted for contravening the narcotic and psychotropic substances which are punishable by death in the country.
According to the report they were taken into custody between 2016 and 2017 at the King Abdul-Aziz International Airport, Madinah. They were said to have hidden the banned substances in their rectums as was revealed by the Saudi document.
Below are their names:
Adeniyi Adebayo Zikri
Jimoh Idhola Lawal
Idris Adewuumi Adepoju
Abdul Raimi Awela Ajibola
Yusuf Makeen Ajiboye
Adam Idris Abubakar
Isa Abubakar Adam
Funmilayo Omoyemi Bishi
Amina Ajoke Alobi
Alaja Olufunke Alalaoe Abdulqadir
Fawsat Balagun Alabi
Aisha Muhammad Amira
This action is coming a few weeks Kudirat Afolabi was executed by the Saudi authorities for drug trafficking. Another Nigerian, Saheed Sobade, who was reportedly nabbed with 1,183 grams of cocaine powder in Jeddah, was also recently executed.
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