The Consul-General of Nigeria in Guangzhou, China, Wale Oloko, on Wednesday said that the Chinese Police authorities had commenced investigation into the death of a Nigerian, Unachukwu Nwajueze.

Consul-General of Nigeria in Guangzhou, China, Wale Oloko

Oloko, in an e-mailed statement in Lagos, said that the late Nwajueze died at the Tong-Tong market in Guangzhou on August 12.

The Consul-General said that it took the prompt intervention of the consular officers to calm other Nigerians who demanded to know the cause of Nwajueze’s death.

The Consul General, who said that he had paid a condolence visit to the wife, family members and friends of the late Nwajueze, appealed to other Nigerians to remain calm, while the investigation was on.

Oloko also said that he had met with a representative of the leadership of the provincial government who expressed the condolences of the provincial authorities to the wife and family members.