NiDCOM Boss, Dabiri-Erewa Describe Death of 19-Year Old Okorogheye Painful

By Sola Akingboye, 9th April 2021

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

In a condolence message according to a statement by the Head, Media and Public, Relations, NIDCOM Abuja, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, 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.

 

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