A Nigerian woman living in Iraq could lose her life by November if the Nigerian government does not take an action.
This is according to a report by Sahara Reporters.
The Nigerian woman, Dose Rebecca Oluwaseunfunmi was sentenced to death by the country’s government and will be killed in November for attempting suicide.
SaharaReporters learnt that Oluwaseunfunmi travelled to Iraq on May 6, 2023, in search of “greener pastures” before she got fed up in the Middle-East country.
SaharaReporters reliably gathered that trouble started when Oluwaseunfunmi out of frustration attempted to take her own life.
Although she was rescued, the Iraq authorities found her guilty of crime and sentenced her to death by being beaten for attempting a suicide.
A source who revealed the developments to SaharaReporters explained that she went to Iraq in a quest of finding a better life since here in Nigeria she seemed not to have any hope.
“But unfortunately, she’s in a delicate situation right now in Iraq because she attempted to take her own life and was saved but has been sentenced to be beaten to death next month for attempting suicide.”
The source, however, pleaded with the President Bola Tinubu-led Nigerian government for an urgent intervention to save her.
According to the source, she was working with “Dr. Zainab Attar (Dentist) – Karadah – 0 tips”.
When SaharaReporters contacted the Head of Media, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abdurrahmaan Balogun Arab on the development, he said that the commission wasn’t aware of the incident.