In Less than two weeks after a Nigerian cab driver Solomon James Okoro was shot dead in Washington DC by armed robbers, another one has been killed this time in Brooklyn , New York.
It was reported that 54 year old Orji Ama Uro from Ekoli Edda, Ebonyi State, was brutally stabbed in the eye with an umbrella after dropping off two people, a man and a woman, in Brooklyn around 5pm on Thursday June 13th. The point of the umbrella pierced Ama Uro’s brain, he was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.
In a statement ,the lawmaker said “the death of this two Nigerians who are out to earn their daily bread is really heart rendering, worrisome and pathetic . It is barbaric, inhuman and condemnable in all ramification.”
She further extended her condolence to the families of Mr Solomon James Okoro and Mr Orji-Ama Uro.
“Our concern after the death is the survival of the children. We extend our condolences to friends and families who have been thrown into mourning. She further urged the American Security Agencies to fish out the perpetrators of this senseless killing and to look deep into it as it has now become a recurring decimal.