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US-based Nigerian businessman found dead in Lagos hotel

A Nigerian businessman based in the United States of America, Onyejekwe Izuchukwu, has been found dead in a hotel in the Ikoyi area of Lagos State.

The 62-year-old businessman, who was said to have checked into the hotel on June 7, 2024, died on June 9, 2024.

Izuchukwu, the President of Bits and Drilling Tools, a division of Schlumberger, reportedly came into Nigeria for a business transaction.

He was reportedly found on the floor of his hotel room by a cleaner at about 7pm on June 9, 2024.

The Assistant Chief Security Officer of the hotel reported the development to the police.

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The spokesman of the Lagos State Police Command, Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed Izuchukwu’s death.

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Hundeyin said: “Izuchukwu was found lifeless on the floor of the hotel room.

A doctor confirmed him dead and his corpse has been deposited in a morgue in Ikeja for autopsy.

The command has commenced an investigation into the case.”

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