The Senior Special Assistant to the President Muhammadu Buhari on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has condemned the gruesome killing of Nigerian teenager in London, Fola Orebiyi, who was stabbed to death.
In a statement, Abike Dabiri-Erewa said the killing of the 17-year old was unacceptable to the government and people of Nigeria.
She said the killing of Orebiyi and other extra judicial killings of Nigerian citizens in the UK was becoming worrisome.
She called for full investigation of the incident and urged the uk government to ensure that justice prevails.
In a similar develoment another Nigerian migrant was yesterday beaten to death in a racist attack by a right-wing football fan in a central italian town.
Reports say 36-year-old Emmanuel Chidi was walking with his girlfriend in the heart of the small town of paolo calcinora on tuesday, when racial abuse was heaped on them by the supporter of a local football club.
The attack led to an altercation and chidi was brutally beaten on the head until he fell to the ground. He never regained consciousness and died in hospital on wednesday.
Chidi had been living in the area for eight months and was lodged in a shelter run by catholic charity caritas.