Ejeviome Otobo Dead
The Tuckahoe police department had on June 19 announced in a Facebook post that Otobo was last seen on June 15 and requested information from the public.
In a statement on Friday, June 24, the police announced that the 70-year-old diplomat had been found dead and sent condolences to his family.
The statement reads, “The Tuckahoe police department regrets to inform members of the community that Ejeviome Otobo was located yesterday afternoon and is deceased.
“We would like to thank those of you who offered tips and tried to assist with the investigation. Our thoughts go out to the Otobo family during this difficult time.”
The 70-year-old diplomat at the time of his death, served as the Director and Deputy Head, Peacebuilding Support Office at the United Nations headquarters in New York between December 2006 and October 2013.
From February to August 2009, Ejeviome Otobo acted as the assistant secretary-general at the UN.
At the Global Governance Institute in Brussels, Belgium, he held the position of non-resident senior fellow in Peacebuilding and Global Economic Policy up until his passing.
KanyiDaily had also reported how Binta Isa, a 400-level student of the Faculty of Education, Bayero University in Kano, was found dead in her hostel room after complaining of chest pain.