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Zainab Aliyu returns home from saudi

The Nigerian student Zainab Aliyu who was detained in Saudi Arabia over false allegations of drug trafficking, has arrived Nigeria.

Ms Aliyu arrived at Malam Aminu Kano International Airport, Makia at 10 am alongside Ibrahim Abubakar, another Nigerian detained by Saudi authorities in a similar case.

Both of them were arrested and detained for four months by the Saudi Arabian anti-drug trafficking agency over alleged drug trafficking, but were released after Nigerian and Saudi authorities established their innocence.

On May 1,Zainab Aliyu, who was falsely accused of drug trafficking and detained in Saudi Arabia prison,performed Lesser Hajj, Umrah, following her release on April 30.

Miss Aliyu was arrested on December 26, 2018, a day after her arrival in Saudi Arabia for lesser hajj.

Abdullahi Jalaluddeen.

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