The Federal Government has expelled reports that 23 Nigerians indicted for medication offenses in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia had been executed.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it was in contact with the Nigerian Mission in Saudi Arabia “and it has been affirmed that the story is false and ought to be dismissed.
The media had been flooded with the names of the convicts anticipating execution in different Saudi jails for medication offenses.
Be that as it may, the service representative, Ferdinand Nwonye, clarified in an announcement in Abuja on Tuesday, that the MFA was examining claims that the greater part of the preliminaries were completed without satisfactory lawful portrayal for the denounced, as per universally acknowledged legitimate standards.
It stated, “Besides, the Nigerian Mission was not educated regarding the captures and preliminaries. The Federal Government is, in this manner, drawing in the Saudi experts through conciliatory channels with the end goal of finding a just arrangement.