Dabiri-Erewa said since Singapore resolved to uphold its laws as a hindrance to tranquilize trafficking, which has decreased as an aftereffect of its stringent the death penalty , not a lot should be possible 

"While we lament the passing of the Nigerian, we by and by offer to Nigerians to evade wrongdoings like drug trafficking with most nations particularly in Asia announcing zero resilience for drug trafficking.", Dabiri-Erewa expressed.

She repeated her interest to Nigerians to stay away from medication hawking in their host nations as laws of nations, whether worthy or not, will be hard to impact.

A Nigerian, Chijoke Obioha was gotten in Singapore trafficking in hard drug on December 30, 2008 with his execution slated for Friday November 18.

Obioha was captured with more than 2.6 kilograms of cannabis, outperforming the statutory measure of 500 grams assumed as drug trafficking in Singapore on April 9, 2007

The Amnesty International had approached Singapore to quickly end Friday's arranged execution of Chijoke Stephen Obioha, a Nigerian national on death push for ownership of medications.

Obioha's family was educated that his allure for forgiveness has been rejected.


Rafendi Djamin, Amnesty International's Director for South-East Asia and the Pacific, said: "The Singapore government still has room schedule-wise to end the execution of Chijoke Stephen Obioha. We are daunted that pardon has not been conceded for his situation, but rather stay confident that they won't do this remorseless and irreversible discipline against a man sentenced to the required capital punishment for a wrongdoing that ought not be rebuffed by death. "

"Capital punishment is never the arrangement. It won't free Singapore of drugs. By executing individuals for drug related offenses, which don't meet the limit of most genuine wrongdoings, Singapore is damaging worldwide law.

A Nigerian, Chijoke Obioha was gotten in Singapore trafficking in hard drugs on December 30, 2008 with his execution slated for Friday November 18.

Obioha was captured with more than 2.6 kilograms of cannabis, outperforming the statutory measure of 500 grams assumed as drug trafficking in Singapore on April 9, 2007.

Under Singaporean law, when there is an assumption of medication ownership and trafficking, the weight of evidence movements from the prosecutor to the respondent.

This damages the privilege to a reasonable trial by turning the assumption of honesty on its head. Sedate related offenses don't meet the edge of the "most genuine wrongdoings" to which the utilization of capital punishment must be limited under worldwide law.

Global law additionally disallows the inconvenience of capital punishment as an obligatory discipline and Amnesty International contradicts the utilization of capital punishment by and large, paying little heed to the wrongdoing.
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