Per a report by Instablog9ja.com, a Nigerian businessman living in Vietnam, Jude Chigbo Ihezie was killed in cold blood in Hanoi by unidentified people.
The 39-year-old father was beaten and stabbed in the chest at his residence on May 4, 2022, according to a statement from the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in Vietnam. On his way to the hospital, he passed away.
Ihezie was a renowned businessman who had resided in Vietnam for over ten years and operated multiple businesses, including the export of various locally made Vietnamese products to Africa, according to reports.
Jude Ihezie was married to a woman from Vietnam and was survived by two children.
“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 gr#esome m§rder of a Nigerian, Mr Jude Chigbo Ihezie of Obowo Village, in Imo State in the morning of Wednesday 4th May, 2022 at an apartment in Ve Linh Village, Phn Linh Commune, Soc Son, Hanoi.
The Ambassador avail himself of this opportunity to commiserate with all Nigerians in Viet Nam on this grievous incident and assures that all pressure will be exerted on the host authorities to ensure that the perpetrators of the heinous crime are apprehended and brought to justice.
“While we await proper investigation and due diligence in the matter, all Nigerians in Viet Nam are enjoined to keep calm and not to be involved in any act that will jeopardize our legitimate effort to get equity for the deceased Nigerian.” said Mamani.
Reacting to this on social media;
oluphola wrote; ‘No single goodnews anymore😢😢😢 Only skit makers put smile on our face.. Dear Lord 🙏 pls Intervene.
ryanzeebebe wrote; nawaoooo, you have to be careful if you want to be successful in Nigeria, extra vigilant if you want to be successful in another country 😢😢😢 May God have mercy on us…’