Thursday, 29 March 2012

Alleged drug offence: 72 year old Nigerian woman held in Brazil

According to the chairman of the House of Reps committee on Diaspora, Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa, a 72 year old Nigerian woman, identified as Fausat Aosede is being held in Brazilian over drug related offenses.

Hon Dabiri-Erewa traveled to Brazil with some members of her committee on a fact finding mission after the woman's plight and that of at least 456 other Nigerians, including 14 women, serving various jail terms over drug offenses, were brought to her attention by an NGO known as 'Youths Without Borders'.

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