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Nigerians languishing in Egyptian prisons

Nigerians languishing in Egyptian prisonsOver 1000 Nigerian footballers and students who left Nigeria in search of greener pastures in Europe and the Middle East are now languishing in Egyptian prisons

A 53-year-old Nigerian, who spent 21 years in a Cairo prison, Mr. Ganiyu Shola, told the Rep. Abike Dabiri-Erewa-led committee yesterday when he appeared before the committee.

He narrated the gloomy picture of how young Nigerians were being lured into leaving home by human traffickers only to be abandoned in Egypt.

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