FG summons Indonesian Envoy over assault on Nigerian diplomat – Officials

Indonesian ambassador has been summoned by Foreign affairs minister Geoffrey Onyeama following the alleged assault on a Nigerian diplomat agent in Jarkarta, Indonesian.

“The Minister of Foreign Affairs is said to have seen a video that went viral on social media which showed the victim being manhandled and arrested infront of his offical quarters in the Asian country.

Mr Onyeama, in a statement, said that the unfortunate incident is against international law and the Vienna conventions governing diplomatic and consular relations between states.

“The Nigerian Government has complained strongly to the Government of Indonesia, and the Ambassador of Indonesia to Nigeria was summoned by the Nigerian Minister of Foreign Affairs.

The Ambassador explained what he understood happened and apologized unreservedly on behalf of the Government of Indonesia.

The Nigerian Government has sent an official protest to the Government of Indonesia.

The Ambassador of Nigeria to Indonesia has confirmed that the immigration officials involved had since come to the Nigerian Embassy to apologize to the Ambassador and the diplomat concerned”

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