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FG questions death of Nigerian in Ethiopian prison

The Federal Government and the Nigerian Mission in Ethiopia demands a full investigation into the circumstances that led to the death of a Nigerian, in an Ethiopian prison.

Chizoba Eze was said to have died in Kaliti prison, Addis Ababa, on March 12, 2023, following alleged physical aggression.

This was made known in a statement signed by the Spokesperson, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abdur-Rahman Balogun, on Wednesday, March 15.

Balogun said the NIDCOM Chairman, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, consoled the family of the late Eze and expressed concern over the reported conditions of some Nigerians, serving various jail terms in the country.

Writing by Ogbu Onyinyechi; editing by Muzha Kucha