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Nigerian Gov’t Demands For Indonesian Immigration Officials For Manhandling Diplomat

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The Nigerian government is requesting discipline for Indonesian immigration officials who were captured attacking a Nigerian diplomat.

Film circling via web-based media showed Abdulrahman Ibrahim, a consular official situated in Jakarta, being held down in a vehicle by a few men.

Nigeria called it “a horrifying demonstration of global wrongdoing by the Indonesian state”.

It pledged to audit two-sided relations with the south-east Asian country

The video showed one of the officials putting his hand on the negotiator’s head and pushing it back against a seat.

Between shouts of dissent, Mr Ibrahim rehashed: “I can’t relax.”

Later in the one-moment and-30-second clasp Mr Ibrahim was heard saying: “My neck, my neck.”

Mr Ibrahim had been confined on a road in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta.

The episode has caused outrage in Nigeria, with many saying it shows the scorn that different nations hold for Nigerians. Some are requiring a full clarification from the Indonesian government.

Nigeria’s unfamiliar service had recently sent a letter of dissent to the Indonesian government saying the abuse Mr Ibrahim suffered was “against global law and the Vienna Conventions administering strategic and consular relations between states”.

Indonesia’s emissary to Nigeria was likewise gathered on Monday over the occurrence and apologized in the interest of his government, the unfamiliar service said.

Immigration officials had additionally apologized to Nigeria’s diplomat to Indonesia, it added.

In the interim Nigeria’s diplomat in Jakarta has been called home to give a full report to the government, and the unfamiliar service says interviews will proceed.