In Vietnam, a Nigerian businessman was stabbed to death.

Jude Chigbo ihezie, a 39-year-old Nigerian businessman, was stabbed to death at his apartment in Hanoi, Vietnam, by unknown assailants.

On May 4, 2022, the father of two was battered and stabbed in the chest in his apartment and died en route to the hospital.
In a statement, the Federal Republic of Nigeria’s embassy in Vietnam acknowledged the occurrence.

Ihezie, a married Vietnamese woman, was believed to be a well-known businessman who had lived in Vietnam for over ten years and operated multiple businesses, including the export of various Vietnamese products to Africa.
“It is with great sadness that the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to Vietnam, His Excellency, Mr. Adamu Hassan Mamani, inform you of the gruesome murder of a Nigerian, Mr Jude Chigbo Ihezie of Obowo Village, Imo State, in the morning of Wednesday 4th May, 2022 at an apartment in Ve Linh Village, Phn Linh Commune, Soc Son, Hanoi,” the statement read.

“The Ambassador takes this opportunity to express his condolences to all Nigerians in Vietnam over this tragic incident, and assures that all necessary pressure will be applied to the host authorities to ensure that the criminals are apprehended and brought to justice.”

“While we await proper investigation and due diligence in this matter, all Nigerians in Vietnam are urged to remain calm and not to participate in any act that jeopardizes our legitimate effort to obtain justice for the deceased Nigerian,” Mamani said.

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