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Friday, 28 April 2017

Slain Nigerian, Chinedu Eze was shot 9 times by a Somalian over cellphone - Nigerian Union in South Africa

The Nigeria Union in South Africa said its member, Mr Chinedu Eze, allegedly by a Somalian Belleville, Cape Town. It will be recalled that the cellular and electronics vendor was shot dead on April 25 by some unknown gunmen. He is survived by a young daughter, Ijeoma.
The Chairman of the union in Cape Town, Mr Mike Ibitoye, who confirmed the incident said that the 35-year-old was shot during an argument over cell phone.

"Reports at our disposal said that on the fateful day, there was an argument between him and Somali man inside a car.The Somalian reportedly shot him three times, and when he ran out of the car, he shot him six times again, leading to his death,” he said.
Ibitoye said that the incident happened at Bellview area of Cape Town, a place populated by Somalians.
"The incident has been reported to the South African Police. The Police has commenced investigation, but we are not aware if the assailant has been arrested," he said.
Also, Mr Adetola Olubajo, Secretary of the Union, said “the national body of the union has informed the Nigerian mission in South Africa.
"We appeal to Nigerians in the Western Cape Province to remain peaceful and law abiding. The Mission is on top of the situation. The union equally appeals to the Federal Government to ensure that the welfare of Nigerians in South Africa are protected,"

8 comments:

obiora said...

May his soul rest in peace!

livingstone chibuike said...

Rip

Eddy Ogbunambala said...

RIP

ikenna J said...

So sad! RIP chinedu. .i pray justice is served for those behind dis #hell4ahustler

Nnenne George said...

Rip.. obìara ije weé ula..

Anonymous said...

Thinking of the daughter. Sad

Vivian Reginalds said...

nawa
-D great anonymous now as Vivian Reginalds

Kiama Ibe said...

Eayaaah, this is sad ooo... RIP Nedu

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