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Dabiri-Erewa condemns killing of 27yrs old Nigerian in Ireland

By Oluwaseun Sonde

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The Chairman /CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission NiDCOM, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has condemned in strong terms the killing of Mr George Nkencho, a 27- year old Nigerian in Ireland.

In a statement released by the spokesperson of the Commission, Abdur-Rahman Balogun on Thursday, while described the death of the young Nigerian by a Police officer as callous and wicked.

Dabiri-Erewa, who was apparently disturbed by the killing, called for a full, thorough and fair investigation into the matter.

She appealed to the obviously enraged Nigerian community in Ireland to exercise patience and await the outcome of investigation into the unfortunate incident.

The NIDCOM boss condoled with the family of Nkencho and the Nigerian community in Ireland over the killing of George and prayed God to give the family and friends the fortitude to bear the irreplaceable loss.

Already, the African Advocacy Network Ireland (AANI) has expressed shock to learn about the callous shooting dead of George Nkencho on Wednesday December 30.

The group said the circumstances surrounding the killing of a mentally challenged youngman has enraged the African community and demanded a full independent public inquiry.


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