House of Representatives calls for the Identification and Release of Nigerians imprisoned in other countries across the world

THE House of Representatives has called for the identification and release of Nigerians imprisoned in other countries across the world.


The House particularly urged the Federal Government to “intervene and secure the release of Nigerians who are being detained illegally in prisons abroad,” while mandating the Committees on Foreign Affairs, Justice and Inter-Parliamentary Relations to ensure compliance with the resolution.


This is coming after the plenary yesterday, the House unanimously adopted a motion moved by Dennis Idahosa, which was titled, ‘Need to ascertain the number of Nigerian citizens being detained in foreign prisons.’


CC: PunchOnline

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