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List of Nigerians awaiting execution in Saudi Arabia

About two weeks after a Nigeria woman, Kudirat Adeshola Afolabi, was executed in Saudi Arabia for contravening the country’s drug laws, it has further emerged that more Nigerian might suffer similar fate soon.

According to reports by Nations newspaper, 23 more Nigerians might be executed for narcotic offences unless the Saudi government decides to change its mind.

The affected Nigerian citizens were believed to have been arrested between 2016 and 2017 at the country’s various airports with various substances adjudged to be illicit drugs.

Saudi Arabia abhors drugs on its soil and punishes offenders with death sentences.

According to reports, the affected Nigerian said to be awaiting death sentences are listed as under.
  1. Adeniyi Adebayo Zikri
  2. Tunde Ibrahim
  3. Jimoh Idhola Lawal
  4. Lolo Babatunde
  5. Sulaiman Tunde
  6. Idris Adewuumi Adepoju
  7. Abdul Raimi Awela Ajibola
  8. Yusuf Makeen Ajiboye
  9. Adam Idris Abubakar
  10. Saka Zakaria
  11. Biola Lawa
  12. Isa Abubakar Adam
  13. Ibrahim Chiroma
  14. Hafis Amosu
  15. Aliu Muhammad
  16. Funmilayo Omoyemi Bishi
  17. Mistura Yekini
  18. Amina Ajoke Alobi
  19. Kuburat Ibrahim
  20. Alaja Olufunke Alalaoe Abdulqadir
  21. Fawsat Balagun Alabi
  22. Aisha Muhammad Amira
  23. Adebayo Zakariya

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List of Nigerians awaiting execution in Saudi Arabia


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