- FG describes killing of Nigerian diplomat as unfortunate
- The ministry of foreign affairs spokesperson, Tope Elias-Fatile, says the Nigerian government will do everything possible to ensure that those behind the act are made to face the full wrath of the law
The federal government has strongly condemned the assassination of a Nigerian immigration Attaché I, Habibu Almu, in the Nigerian mission in Khartoum, Sudan.
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According to a statement from the ministry of foreign affairs spokesperson, Tope Elias-Fatile, on Friday, May 11, in Abuja, the federal government described the killing as unfortunate, The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has received an official report from our Mission in Khartoum, Sudan on the death of the Immigration Attaché I in the Mission, Mr Habibu Almu.
“He was killed in his official quarters on Thursday. This, indeed, sad news.
“The untimely death of the officer is certainly a great loss to our country.
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“The Federal Government sympathises with the family members of the deceased on this unfortunate incident,” he said.
He said that the mission was working very closely with host authorities in their investigations over the incident
The spokesperson stated that the government would do everything possible to ensure that those behind this dastardly act are made to face the full wrath of the law
Legit.ngwas found dead in his residence in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, according to some security operatives
The operatives said he had apparently been killed and that an investigation was underway.
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