The federal government on Friday condemned the alleged assassination of Habibu Almu, a Nigerian immigration attaché I, in the Nigerian mission in Khartoum, Sudan.
According to a statement from Tope Elias-Fatile, the ministry of foreign affairs spokesperson, the federal government described the killing as “unfortunate”.
“The ministry of foreign affairs has received an official report from our Mission in Khartoum, Sudan on the death of the Immigration Attaché I in the Mission, Mr Habibu Almu.
“He was killed in his official quarters on Thursday. This, indeed, sad news.
“The untimely death of the officer is certainly a great loss to our country.
“The federal government sympathises with the family members of the deceased on this unfortunate incident,” he said.
He said the mission was working very closely with host authorities in their investigations over the incident.
He assured that the government would do everything possible to ensure that those behind this dastardly act are made to face the full wrath of the law.