Metro 1,000 Nigerians held in Saudi Arabia - Tribune

Over 1000 Nigerians are being held in inhumane conditions in a warehouse in Saudi Arabia over issues concerning incomplete residency papers, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) reported on its tweeter on Thursday.

A Nigerian who spoke to the BBC Hausa Service from the General Service detention centre at Al-Shumaisy, near Makkah, said hundreds of them are being detained under “unbearable condition” for over two weeks, claiming that no Nigerian consulate official had visited them.

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