Lists of 23 Nigerian on death row in Saudi Arabia Surface


They were found guilty and convicted for contravening the narcotic and psychotropic substances which are punishable by death in the country.

According to the report from THE VANGUARD, they were taken into custody between 2016 and 2017 at the King Abdul-Aziz International Airport, Madinah. They were said to have hidden the banned substances in their rectums as was revealed by the Saudi document.

Below are their names:

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 action is coming a few weeks Kudirat Afolabi was executed by the Saudi authorities for drug trafficking. Another Nigerian, Saheed Sobade, who was reportedly nabbed with 1,183 grams of cocaine powder in Jeddah, was also recently executed.

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