The Chairman /CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Honourable Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has condemned in strong terms
the killing of Mr George Nkencho, a 27-year-old Nigerian in Ireland.
A statement made available to 9News Nigeria in Abuja on Thursday by NIDCOM Head of Media and Public Relations, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, described the death of a young Nigerian by a Police officer
as callous and wicked.
According to Balogun, Dabiri-Erewa who was apparently disturbed by the killing has demanded 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
The NIDCOM boss however 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,
The group said the circumstances surrounding the killing of a mentally-challenged young man has enraged the African community and has demanded a full independent public inquiry.