Nigerians house and overseas have been protesting the grotesque homicide of a 39-year-old disabled Nigerian, Alika Ogochukwu by an Italian.
A gory video now making the rounds on social media confirmed a person beating the disabled man to loss of life on a busy road whereas onlookers didn’t try and salvage the state of affairs.
The Nigerians in Diaspora Fee (NIDCOM) confirmed the incident in a tweet on Saturday, saying that Ogorchukwu, a “39-year-old Nigerian citizen was crushed to loss of life by an Italian man on Friday, twenty ninth July 2022, in Civitanova Marche metropolis, positioned within the Province of Macerata, Marche Area of Italy.”
Nigeria’s Ambassador in Italy, Mfawa Omini Abam, additionally condemned the grotesque homicide and paid condolence to the spouse of the deceased, Mrs. Charity Oriachi, and his household.
The homicide which occurred in broad daylight on a busy road has precipitated many Nigerians to marvel why it was allowed to occur particularly when the sufferer is disabled.
See how Nigerians are reacting:
The homicide of the Nigerian Alika Ogorchukwu in Italy is most merciless and barbaric. This can be a case that the Nigerian Embassy in Rome should comply with from the start to the top; Till justice is finally carried out.
— Senator Shehu Sani (@ShehuSani) July 31, 2022
Alika Ogorchukwu, a black man from Nigeria who wanted a cane to stroll was choked to loss of life at present by a white man in entrance of onlookers who filmed the assault however didn’t intervene or shout for his assailant to cease. How completely barbaric & shameful.
— Allison Bailey (@BluskyeAllison) July 30, 2022
What’s the Italian authorities going to do to deal with the homicide of Alika Ogorchukwu?
— Kelechi (@kelechnekoff) August 1, 2022
— Frank Cinelli (@franccinelli) July 30, 2022
Persuading somebody to purchase what you are promoting shouldn’t result in a struggle within the first place. The grotesque homicide of a Nigerian man in Italy Alika Ogorchukwu, whereas the bystanders watched and filmed was an act of Hate & Racism. One loss of life too many! We demand speedy justice now!
—DanKing (@DaKinKon) July 31, 2022
Italian man arrested after beating to loss of life Nigerian immigrant Alika Ogorchukwu in broad daylight on a busy road. There have been many bystanders close by. They stood by and filmed. None moved to cease the killing 1/ 2https://t.co/mk9PXu7EN1
—Charles Onyango-Obbo (@cobbo3) August 1, 2022
“All I would like is justice for my husband”, Charity Oriachi, spouse of Alika Ogorchukwu.
“Ogorchukwu offered items on the road after shedding his job as a laborer over accidents sustained when a automotive hit him. He lived in Italy for about 10 years” –@fijnigeria pic.twitter.com/FjK8rXXhVb
— Daphne Tolis (@daphnetoli) July 31, 2022
Alika Ogorchukwu, a 39 12 months outdated Nigeria was crushed to loss of life in broad daylight by one Ferlazzo right here in Italy as a result of he begged for cash from him. No person helped him. Italian passers by simply filmed with their telephones and giggled.
There is no such thing as a place like house. We have now to repair our nation
— DR.PENKING™ 🇦🇺🇳🇬 #PeterObi (@drpenking) August 1, 2022
Alika Ogorchukwu is a Nigerian that lived in Italy. He was married and had a child boy. He lived together with his household within the province of Macerata.
Sadly, yesterday he met his unexpectedly loss of life. He was killed by an Italian who claimed that he was molesting the woman with him.
— Tweeter_Headmaster 🇮🇹🇳🇬⚫⚪ (@nosafk) July 30, 2022
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Nigerians have been reacting to the reported conflict between Come up TV anchor, Rufai Oseni, and the police over his use of the BRT lane.
It was gathered that the favored TV anchor went on Twitter to lament unfair remedy from the Nigerian Police for allegedly stopping his automobile whereas three others who additionally illegally took the BRT lane after him weren’t stopped.
“A Nigerian police officer pointed a gun at me and forcefully took my keys and drove my automotive off, as a result of he wished to implement a visitors infraction,” the tweet learn.
A senior police officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, countered the journalist on Twitter, saying Oseni truly violated the regulation by taking the lane designated for BRT buses.
“Rufai, let’s not do that. You admitted to me that you just handed a BRT lane. It is in opposition to the regulation. Your declare that google maps took you there may be not tenable. You disobeyed and resisted the officers. We’ll sanction the officer who misused firearm if confirmed…,” he mentioned.
Nigerians have taken sides on who was proper and who was improper on the trending situation.
See how Nigerians are reacting:
A Nigerian police officer pointed a gun at me and forcefully took my keys and drove my automotive off, as a result of he wished to implement a visitors infraction
—oseni rufai (@ruffydfire) August 1, 2022
You need us to imagine your individual facet of the story alone proper? And Rufai will u break visitors guidelines within the UK? I guess u will not however u blame ur leaders day by day with ur colleagues in ur studio however u break d legal guidelines of d land with impunity and can even query why you been prosecuted
— OpeyLivapool (@OmoIyaRisi) August 1, 2022
Rufai preached “finest practices” day by day on AriseTV
Rufai broke the regulation of Lagos State
Rufai claimed Google maps misled him
Rufai resisted arrest by the police
Rufai got here to Twitter to rile up his base
Rufai is a typical Nigerian that does not admit his misbehaviors
— MaskUpNigeria (@iameneji) August 1, 2022
There is no such thing as a excuses in disobeying the regulation. No any rationale.
— kunle el bashir (@KunleEl) August 1, 2022
So these occurred at present?
This man will sit within the studio to inform the world how Nigeria shouldn’t be working.
He ran foul of the regulation, as a substitute of going through the implications, he’s saying he did it bcos others did! wow
A dance that earns a masquerade revenue can earn one other horse whips!
— 🇳🇬 N4L and CFC💙 (@Ojobi_Mark) August 1, 2022
I feel the state of affairs is severe. I’m a sufferer, typically in June this 12 months I used to be touring in direction of Eko Bridge enrout Costain, i overtook a automobile with my one tire on the demarcated BRT lane I used to be stopped, understanding how our system function, the police corked the gun and nearly. .
—Ebenezer Properties (@EbenezerHomes) August 1, 2022
In the middle of imposing the regulation, it would not give the enforcer the proper to interrupt different legal guidelines as said. I do not see all this commando actions when it is a political officer or elite breaking legal guidelines that endangers the lives of alot of different Nigerians.guess oppression is an efficient flex
— A4 (@aafolabia) August 1, 2022
Rufai lied. Everyone knows Lagos state don’t joke when it is come to BRT Lane, that’s nothing however a full enforcement.
— Mgherrit (@jlamp860) August 1, 2022
Rufai don “SETTLE” with the police, subsequent is to run his mouth in entrance of digital camera blaming leaders not followers
—Woodworth (@Usoof26) August 1, 2022
Rufai clearly admitted that he broke the regulation. His excuses aren’t tenable. He should pay the fantastic. However the motion of the police workplace should be checked as effectively.
You may’t break the regulation to maintain the regulation.
Even criminals have rights.
— Peters okechukwu (@Iamopeters) August 1, 2022
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