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FG comforts Daniel Anjorin’s family

The Federal Government has expressed its condolences to the family of 14-year-old Daniel Anjorin, who tragically lost his life in a sword attack in London on Tuesday.

Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on Thursday described the incident as “unfortunate, sad and appalling”.

Dabiri-Erewa, in a statement signed by NiDCOM spokesperson Abdur-Rahman Balogun, expressed his condolences to the family of the deceased and the Nigerian communities in the United Kingdom, while “praying to God to rest the soul of young Daniel, whose life was cut short.” short on Tuesday.”

He remained optimistic that decisive steps would be taken to ensure that the culprit, who is already in police custody, receives appropriate punishment, the statement added.

Anjorin is a student at Bancroft Private School in Woodford Green.

The suspect, Marcus Aurelio Arduini Monzo, appeared in court facing charges related to Anjorin’s murder.

Monzo faces multiple charges, including two counts of attempted murder, two counts of grievous bodily harm, aggravated robbery and possession of a bladed article.

Four people, including two Metropolitan Police officers, were injured in the incident on Tuesday.

Monzo, 36, appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court today and was remanded in custody this morning.

He is due to remain in custody until his appearance at the Old Bailey, scheduled for Tuesday, unless a hearing is scheduled for Friday.