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Full list of 23 Nigerians to be executed in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian authorities have revealed that at least 23 Nigerians are currently on the death row in Saudi Arabia for drug-related offences and may executed anytime from now.

In a report, The Nation newspaper said the Nigerians were convicted for contravening the narcotic and psychotropic substances control law, which is punishable by death.

They were said to have been 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.

The names of the convicted persons were given as:

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 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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