Dabiri-Erewa Condemns Alleged Killing Of A Nigerian Footballer By Police In UK

By Bukar Bolori 

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

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

NIDCOM boss, in a statement on Wednesday by the Head of Media, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, described the incident as very unfortunate, and sad.

Dabiri-Erewa called on the UK government to carry out a thorough and proper investigation on the incident. 

She condoled with the family of the deceased and the Nigerian communities in the UK and pray to God for repose of the soul of the deceased.

An earlier statement by the Thames Valley Police, said 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.

Inside, they found a man in his 30s who was latter confirmed dead and a young child with serious injuries.

They also found the Nigerian Footballer Kelvin Igweani who it was understood officers deployed taser before shots were fired at him which led to his death.

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