Twenty three Nigerians are waiting on the wings for execution in Saudi Arabia over drug-related offences.
They were convicted for contravening the narcotic and psychotropic substances that are punishable by death.
They were arrested between 2016 and 2017 at King Abdul-Aziz International Airport, Jeddah and Prince Muhammad bin Abdu- Aziz International Airport, Madinah having concealed the banned substances in their rectums, the Saudi document revealed.
Below are their names:
Adeniyi Adebayo Zikri
Jimoh Idhola Lawal
Idris Adewuumi Adepoju
Abdul Raimi Awela Ajibola
Yusuf Makeen Ajiboye
Adam Idris Abubakar
Adam Ibrahim Chiroma
Bishi Mistura Yekini
Amina Ajoke Alobi
Fawsat Balagun Alabi
Amira Adebayo Zakariya
This is coming few weeks after the Saudi authorities executed Kudirat Afolabi for drug trafficking and Saheed Sobade, another Nigerian, reportedly nabbed with 1,183 grams of cocaine powder in Jeddah.
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