Foreign ministry summons Indonesian ambassador over viral video involving Nigerian diplomat


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has reacted to a video wherein a man identified to be a Nigerian diplomat was manhandled in Indonesia by summoning the Ambassador of Indonesia to Nigeria to explain what he knows about it.

The unnamed diplomat was seen shouting “I can’t breathe! My neck!” as he was being roughened up.

Nigeria’s Foreign Ministry in a statement on Monday said it “is in receipt of a report and has seen a video in circulation regarding an unacceptable incident in Jakarta, Indonesia, concerning the manhandling and arrest of a Nigerian Diplomatic Agent in front of his official quarters on 7 August 2021.

“This unfortunate incident is against international law and the…

Source: Nigerian Tribune