Senator Shehu Sani (PRP-Kaduna Central) has reacted to the arrest and execution of two Nigerians in Saudi Arabia for drug trafficking.
A Nigerian known as Kudirat Afolabi was executed after being found guilty of drug trafficking.
Another Nigerian was again arrested in Jeddah airport, Saudi Arabia for allegedly smuggling about 1,138g of cocaine.
Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President on Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa reacting to the cases expressed disappointment adding that diplomatic engagement were being discussed.
Speaking on the development, Shehu Sani urged the Nigerian government to provide legal and diplomatic services to citizens abroad.
Shehu Sani wrote: “Smuggling drugs to Saudi Arabia or any other country is a condemnable act;it destroys the image of our country and must not be condoned by anyone.
“But we have a duty to provide legal and diplomatic services to our Citizens abroad to protect the innocent and neutralize frame-ups.”
Source: Naija News