The Chairman/CEO of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa has described the death of Dr Ben Okigbo, a medical doctor, and his wife, Theresa, as shocking and depressing.
Mrs Dabiri-Erewa said this today in a statement signed by Abdur-Rahman Balogun, Head, Media, Public Relations and Protocols Unit of NiDCOM in Abuja.
She said commission condoled with the family of the Okigbos, particularly the children and the Nigerian community in the US.
Okigbo and his wife, Theresa, who was a nurse, were found dead in their Sugar Land, Texas home on Friday morning, according to the police.
“NiDCOM will continue to monitor the police investigations into the unfortunate incident’, the statement said.