Bali nine execution imminent: reports

Bali nine execution imminent: reports

The Indonesian government has ordered that preparations be made for the executions of Australian drug smugglers Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, along with 8 others on death row.

It comes as the final person, due to face the firing squad with the pair, is being transferred to Nusakambangan island, where the executions are due to take place.

Chan and Sukumaran have been on the island since March 5 and have failed in a number of bids to have their executions stayed.

However the Indonesian government is required to give those on death row 72 hours notice, before their executions take place.

Nigeria believes they will be told of the date tomorrow.

The lawyer for a Nigerian man who is on death row in Indonesia and will be killed with the two Australian drug smugglers, says their execution is imminent.

The speculation comes as the Nigerian embassy received a letter asking it to go to Cilacap, the port closest to Nusakambangan island, tomorrow.

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