August 18, 2022

NiDCOM Boss, Dabiri-Erewa Condoles Late Diplomat Otobo’s Family

… Demands Thorough Investigation on the Cause of Death

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By Shola Akingboye, 28 June 2022
The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Hon. (Dr) Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has described the death of 70 year old Amb. Ejeviome Otobo in USA as very sad and painful.

In a condolence message made available to RegentAfrica Times by the Head, Media and Public Relations, NIDCOM, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, the CEO Dabiri-Erewa said the circumstances of Otobo’s
sudden disappearance and eventual death was very disturbing and
heartbreaking.

The NIDCOM boss consoled with the family of Ambassador Otobo , family
and friends and prayed unto God to grant him eternal rest.

She, however, called for independent investigation into the mysterious
sudden disappearance of the Diplomat and his eventual death in USA.

Mr Otobo, a former Nigeria Diplomat and Ambassador was found dead after
been declared missing and was last seen in Tuckahoe, New York, on June
15.

The Tuckahoe police department on June 19 announced in a Facebook post
that Otobo was missing and requested information from the public.

A few days after, the police announced that Otobo had been found dead
and sent condolences to his family.

Between December 2006 to October 2013, Otobo held the positions of
Director and Deputy head of the Peace building Support Office at the UN’s
New York headquarters.

From February to August 2009, Otobo acted as the assistant
secretary-general at the UN.

At the Global Governance Institute in Brussels, Belgium, he held the
position of non-resident senior fellow in Peacebuilding and Global
Economic Policy up until his death.

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