NIDCOM CEO condoles family of 19-year old Richard, condemnes his sudden disappearance, eventual death in London



By Joy Odor

The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has described the death of 19- year old Richard Okorogheye in London as very sad and painful.

In a condolence message, Dabiri-Erewa said the circumstances of Richard’s sudden disappearance and eventual death was very disturbing and heartbreaking.

The NIDCOM boss consoled with Richard’s parents , family and friends and prayed unto God to grant Richard eternal rest and console the family in the best form.

Richard Okorogheye, who had been declared missing since March 22, was found dead by Police authorities in UK on Wednesday in a pond in Essex.

The 19-year-old, who had sickle cell disease, had not been seen by his family since 22 March when he left their home in Ladbroke Grove.

A post-mortem found no evidence of physical trauma or assault while the cause of death is pending as further investigations are carried out.

Abdur-Rahman Balogun
Head, Media and Public Relations, NIDCOM Abuja.


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