The Chairman/CEO of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Hon. (Dr) Abike Dabiri-Erewa says the suspect in the murder of Mr. Ogochukwu Alika has been arrested by the Italian police and is expected to be charged to court .
A statement by Mr Gabriel Odu of the media, public relations and protocol unit ,NiDCOM reports the NiDCOM Boss said the Italian police were working and cooperating with the Nigerian mission in Italy to ensure justice is done and the culprit face the consequences he deserves.
According to Odu, the Nigerian mission is requesting that the Italian government provides Mrs. Alika, the widow, a good job to cater for the rest of the family, being the family’s bread winner, now.
He said Dabiri-Erewa seized the chance to thank the Nigerian community in Italy, various organizations and individuals in Italy who have rallied round to support and raise funds for the late Alika’s family since his death.
The late Mr. Ogochukwu Alika was a physically-challenged Nigerian street vendor, allegedly beaten to death by an Italian man, using the clutches of Mr. Alika in Italy.
Odu further stated that Hon. Dabiri-Erewa, also gave an update on the gruesome murder of two young Nigerians, Tosin Amos Arowoshegbe, and Chibueze Momoh, who were shot dead at a Canadian nightclub, while working as guards.
The NiDCOM Chairman said that Canadian authorities have identified a suspect and are working to get to the cause of the unfortunate incident