A Nigerian businessman based in Johannesburg, South Africa, Mr
Emmanuel Onyekaozuru, 50, was killed on Sunday by gunmen. The President
of Nigeria Union in South Africa, Mr Ikechukwu Anyene, on Monday told
newsmen in Pretoria, South Africa, that Onyekaozuru was shot by two
‘’ The union has received a report that a Nigerian businessman,
Emmanuel Onyekaozuru, was shot in his business premises at 9.00 p.m.
yesterday (June 7). ‘’ The report said that the gunmen shot the deceased
and escaped in a car.
‘’ The incident has been reported to the police and the Nigerian
Consul General in South Africa,’’ he said. Anyene said that the union
would work with the consul general and the police to ensure that justice
was done in the case.
‘’ Mr Onyekaozuru is the only son of his parents. He is married with
three children. ‘’ He is an indigene of Abatete in Idemili North Local
Government Area of Anambra State,’’ he said.
Anyene also said that the gunmen did not remove anything from the
business premises of the deceased. ‘’This is one death too many and we
are not happy that a Nigerian has been killed,’’ he said.