The Nigerian Union South Africa on Sunday, August 4, 2019 confirmed the death of a 43-year-old Taxify driver, Benjamin Okoronkwo who hails from Okposi, Ohaozara Local Government of Ebonyi State.
The sad news was revealed in a statement by Mr Ikele Odefa, the union’s Assistant National Publicity Secretary that he was shot death by unknown assailants at about 3 a.m. on Saturday, August 3, in his car.
The late Benjamin Okoronkwo (NAN) The late Benjamin Okoronkwo (NAN)
According to the statement e-mailed to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the Nigerian Union South Africa has visited the scene of the ugly incident and later went to open a case of murder at Mofartview Police Station in Johannesburg south cluster.
Odefa said the deceased is survived by two children and a wife. He said the union was calling yet again on law enforcement to investigate his murder and whoever was involved should be prosecuted.