Buhari Requests Arrival Of Nigerian Lady Confined In Saudi Arabia Over Drugs

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has acted the hero of a confined lady blamed for medication dealing in Saudi Arabia.

President Muhammadu Buhari has coordinated the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, to encourage the arrival of Zainab Aliyu, an understudy who was wrongly captured for medications dealing in Saudi Arabia.

Miss Aliyu, an understudy of Maitama Sule University, Kano, was captured by Saudi experts on December 26, 2018 for purportedly going with a baggage containing unlawful substance accepted to be tramadol.

The suspect had gone through the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, MAKIA, for Lesser Hajj with her mom, Maryam, and sister, Hajara.

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, uncovered on Monday, April 29, 2019 that the administration was at that point chipping away at her discharge, nearby two other individuals with a comparable circumstance.

“@MBuhari has coordinated AGF to make fundamental move. We are gaining great ground. She will be back, alongside 2 others in same circumstance,” she reacted to a Twitter client.

“Each case without anyone else merit. Zainub (sic) carried out no wrongdoing. She should not be rebuffed for an offense she didn’t submit. We will guarantee equity as coordinated by @MBuhari,” she included.

Review that an appeal documented by Miss Aliyu’s family later drove the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, to reveal a cartel at MAKIA which had some expertise in planting unlawful medications in voyagers’ baggage.

The capture of seven individuals from the cartel prompted the disclosure that the tramadol-bearing baggage was planted on Miss Aliyu without her insight.

“In light of the examination completed, it has been uncovered that the said Zainab Habibu Aliyu isn’t the proprietor of the second gear labeled in her name,” a NDLEA report read.

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