– The killing of a Nigerian man in Ireland received condemnations from compatriots and Abike Dabiri-Erewa has joined others to call for justice
– According to reports, George Nkencho was killed by a police officer in Ireland
– Dabiri-Erewa described the killing as wicked and called for thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding it
– In recent times, Nigerians abroad have been victims of killings in their host countries
The chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has demanded justice for a 27-year-old Nigerian killed in Ireland.
According to Today NG, the Nigerian national identified as George Nkencho was killed by a police officer in Ireland.
Condemning the killing of Nkencho, Dabiri-Erewa described it as callous and wicked, calling for a thorough investigation.
The NIDCOM chairman condoled with the family of the deceased and appealed to Nigerians living in Ireland to wait for the outcome of investigation into the unfortunate incident.
She prayed that God gives the family and friends of the deceased the fortitude to bear the loss.
Nigerians are in many countries of the world, and their hard work has continued to make them standout.
In recent times, however, they have been victims of killings in their host countries. Recall that a 25-year-old student identified as Ibrahim Bello was killed in Northern Cyprus.
The deceased was a third year civil engineering student of Girne American University in Girne (Kyrenia).
In other news, a 23-year-old Nigerian graduate, Alexander Nwogu, was shot dead in upper NW DC on Monday, October 5 by unknown gunmen.
Nwogu finished from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University also known as Virginia Tech some months ago.
According to Bruce Lesha, an American reporter who made the news known on Twitter, the Nigerian got a job at Ernst and Young.
The man was murdered around 1:30 am at a Shell gas station of Connecticut Avenue. Will Ventura, his friend, said that that the late Nigerian was a very “hardworking and caring” person.
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