JUST IN : Nigeria threatens to review diplomatic relations with Indonesia

A screenshot taken on August 9, 2021, shows the Nigerian diplomat being assaulted by immigration officials in Indonesia in a moving vehicle.

Nigerian Government on Tuesday threatened to review its relationship with Indonesia if it fails to bring the Indonesian immigration officials that assaulted a Nigerian diplomat to book.

Foreign Affairs, Minister, Geoffry Onyeama, made the threat at a briefing in Abuja on Tuesday.

Nigeria’s ambassador to Indonesia has been summoned by the Federal Government to give a detailed account of the incident.

Solacebase reports that Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama had summoned the Indonesian Ambassador to Nigeria over the alleged assault on a Nigerian Diplomatic Agent in Jarkarta, Indonesia.

Onyeama said that the unfortunate incident is against international law and the Vienna Conventions governing Diplomatic and Consular Relations between States.

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