Nigerian Diplomat Found Dead At His Home In Sudan | Nigeria News
Connect with us


Nigerian Diplomat Found Dead At His Home In Sudan


FG reveals identity of killed Nigerian diplomat

Two security sources has disclosed that Nigerian diplomat was found dead on Thursday at his home in the Khartoum, Sudanese capital.

The death of the Nigerian Immigration attache, identified as Habibu Almu, at the Nigerian Mission in Khartoum, Sudan has been confirmed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Tope Elias-Fatile, the Public Relation Officer of the ministry, confirmed the report in a WhatsApp message on Thursday in Abuja.

The Ministry has received the sad news of the untimely death of the Immigration Attache in our Mission in Khartoum, Sudan.

“We are awaiting further and detailed report from the Mission after which a statement would be issued,” Elias-Fatile said.

Reuters had reported that the police were investigating the incident, but provided no details on how he died.

it also cited al-Arabiya television of Dubai to have identified the diplomat and described his death as an “assassination.”

Reports on social media suggested that the killers used a knife in the attack.

According to Punch, Though intermittent violence is common in Sudan’s warring southern and western regions, violence in the capital is rare.

Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has, in recent months, shaken up the security establishment, replacing the heads of the army and intelligence service in February.

Download Naija News App.   Advertise with us.   Send us enquiries and press releases.

Joshua Oyenigbehin is an introvert who is passionate about Storytelling, writing and teaching. He sees his imagination as an unsearchable world, more magical than a fairyland. He has written a novel and working on another.

Naija News Exchange Monitor
Currency Interbank Rate Parallel Rate
USD ₦307 ₦360
GBP ₦385 ₦463
EUR ₦346 ₦407

Last Modified: 16 July, 2019 at 9:45 am