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Dabiri-Erewa condemns killing of Nigeria Footballer in the UK

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Orewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), has condemned the alleged killing of a Nigerian Footballer, Kelvin Igweani, by the UK police.

Dabiri-Erewa said this in a statement by Abdur-Rahman Balogun, the Head of Media, Public Relations and Protocols Unit of NIDCOM, in Abuja.

Igweani, who was believed to be a Nigerian Footballer, was shot dead by Officers, who attended a call out to a house, where a child was found with serious injuries.

She described the incident as very unfortunate, and sad.

Kelvin Igweani,

Dabiri-Erewa called on the UK Government for a thorough and proper investigation to be carried out on the incident.

She condoled with the family of the deceased and the Nigerian communities in the UK by praying to God to rest the soul of the departed.

In a statement by the Thames Valley Police, Officers were called to a property in Two Mile Ash North- West Milton Keynes on June 26 and made a forced entry after acting on information from a witness.

It said that inside, they found a man in his thirties who was later confirmed dead and a young child with serious injuries.

They also found out that the Nigerian Footballer lgweani, according to the report, it was understood that the Officers deployed taser before shots were fired at him, which led to his death.

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