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23 Nigerians To Be Executed In Saudi Arabia (See Full List)

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23 Nigerians To Be Executed In Saudi Arabia (See Full List)

At least 23 Nigerians are on the death row in Saudi Arabia for “drug-related offences”, The Nation reports.

Citing a document, the newspaper said the Nigerians were convicted for contravening the narcotic and psychotropic substances control law, which is punishable by death.

They were reportedly 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.

Below are the names of the convicted persons:

Adeniyi Adebayo Zikri
Tunde Ibrahim
Jimoh Idhola Lawal
Lolo Babatunde
Sulaiman Tunde
Idris Adewuumi Adepoju
Abdul Raimi Awela Ajibola
Yusuf Makeen Ajiboye
Adam Idris Abubakar
Saka Zakaria
Biola Lawal.
Isa Abubakar Adam
Ibrahim Chiroma
Hafis Amosu
Aliu Muhammad
Funmilayo Omoyemi Bishi
Mistura Yekini
Amina Ajoke Alobi
Kuburat Ibrahim
Alaja Olufunke Alalaoe Abdulqadir
Fawsat Balagun Alabi
Aisha Muhammad Amira
Adebayo Zakariya.

This is coming a few weeks after the country’s authorities executed Kudirat Afolabi for drug trafficking. Saheed Sobade, another Nigerian, was reportedly nabbed with 1,183 grams of cocaine powder in Jeddah.




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