Saturday, 3 August 2013

'9 000 Nigerians are in jail abroad'

Abuja - Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Olugbenga Ashiru has said that about 9 000 Nigerians are in various prisons abroad,The minister, who disclosed this at a conference in Abuja lamented that the major problem confronting the foreign policy was the predicament of Nigerians abroad.

In view of this, he said that there was need to device a strategy to proffer solution to the alarming numbers of Nigerians in detention abroad.