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FG recalls envoy as Indonesian officials assault Nigerian diplomat

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Nigerians, including ex-diplomats and top government officials have expressed their anger on Tuesday over a trending video showing some Indonesian Immigration officials assaulting a Nigerian diplomat in Jakarta, the Indonesian capital.

The diplomat, who was seen in pain while the aggressive Indonesian immigration officers who pinned his head to the seat of a car, was heard shouting “I can’t breathe.”

The Federal Government announced the recall of Nigeria’s Ambassador to the Asian country, Usman Ogar, due to the ugly incident.

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, who announced Ogar’s recall for consultations at a press briefing in Abuja, on Tuesday, also stated that the government would review the bilateral relations between Nigeria and the Asian country.

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