FG confirms murder of two Nigerians in South Africa

South Africans on rampage
South Africans on rampage [Photo credit: CBS News]

The Federal Government of Nigeria says it is following police investigations on the death of two Nigerians in South Africa.

A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Abuja on Wednesday, signed by the spokesperson, Tope Elias-Fatile, said their death occurred in two separate incidents.

“The mission informs that the first incident involved Mr Ikechukwu Mmanwoke Edmond, an indigene of Anambra State, who was murdered in front of his home in Marvern, a suburb of Johannesburg.

“The second incident involved Mr Eluka Agu, who was beaten to death during a robbery alongside some unidentified persons in Olievenhoutbosch, Centurion, near Pretoria.

“The Federal Government wishes to assure that the Consulate-General of Nigeria in Johannesburg has been following Police investigations on the sad development.

The government further commiserated with families of the deceased.

“Meanwhile, our missions in South Africa would continue to engage their host authorities to ensure the safety of Nigerians residing in various parts of the country.” (NAN)


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  • Charles

    Always confirming and no action, my take is that these greedy Nigerians should chose between money and there life, my advice is that they come home.

    • MilitaryPolice01 [Joint Chief]

      Oh common when has it become a crime to look for a better life /opportunities abroad.

      • Charles

        it becomes crime when the survival rate becomes slim, and when you are hunted each day like a common rat by your fellow man. better life should not be at the risk of ones life.

  • Truthometer

    Good job! It’s time to build more statue for Zuma in Ibo land.

    • Arabakpura

      Those statues have evil spirits inhabiting in them!