The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has described the death of 19- year-old Richard Okorogheye in London as very sad and painful.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Head of Media And Public Relations, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, on Thursday, in Abuja.
In a condolence message, Dabiri-Erewa said the circumstances of Richard’s sudden disappearance and eventual death was very disturbing and heartbreaking.
Dabiri-Erewa consoled with Richard’s parents, family and friends and prayed unto God to grant Richard eternal rest and console the family in the best form.
“Richard Okorogheye, who had been declared missing since March 22, was found dead by Police authorities in the UK on Wednesday in a pond in Essex.
“The 19-year-old, who had sickle cell disease, had not been seen by his family since March 22,” the statement reads.