A Nigerian teen in South Africa, Chinonso Dennis Obiaju, 17, has been killed after a man apparently started shooting at him and his friends in Johannesburg on Saturday.
As indicated by NAN, Mr Adetola Olubajo, the President of the Nigerian Union in South Africa, confirmed the murdering.
The late teen apparently lived in Roodeprt, Johannesburg with his guardian, Mr Mike Nsofor, who revealed that he was shot about 6.30pm.
“He went to buy an item from a shop with his friend and someone chased and opened fire on them, killing him,’’ he quoted the guardian
He included that the family would bury him in South Africa, taking note of that the association’s chiefs in Johannesburg would get in touch with him on the advancements.
Olubajo said they were setting off to the Police today to settle on the vault and arrangement of his papers.
“He was born here I learnt and the mother is in the U.S. I have spoken to Mike Nsofor to pass the Nigerian community’s condolences and call for justice to be served in this case as anybody who hunts down a young schoolboy couldn’t have any justifiable reasons,’’ Olubajo said.
This tragic news is authoring after the passing of Mrs Obianuju Ndubuisi-Chukwu, a Nigerian insurance boss, who was killed in South Africa.
Ndubisi-Chukwu was the Deputy Director-General of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria and was executed on June 13 in her lodging.