The Federal Government has demanded a full investigation into the killing of a Nigerian lady, Rita Amenze, in Italy.
In a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday, the Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, described the killing of Amenze as unfortunate and sad.
Amenze, 31, who arrived in Italy in 2017 through Libya, was allegedly shot dead by her 61-year-old Italian husband, Pierangelo Pellizzar, after she filed for divorce. She got married to the Italian in 2018.
Pellizzar reportedly shot Amenze around 7:30am on Friday morning,in Noventa Vicentina. He shot her four times in front of her colleagues, at the parking lot of Mf Mushroom, the company where she worked.
The Nigerian Ambassador to Italy, Mfawa Omini Abam; Dabiri-Erewa and the Nigerian Community in Italy have asked the Italian authorities to investigate the killing and ensure that justice is served.
While condemning the killing, the President, National Union of Nigerian Associations in Italy (NUNAI), Mr Rowland Ndukuba, thanked the police authorities for the arrest of Pellizzar.
The Nigerian Ambassador promised that the embassy would ensure that a proper investigation is carried out and justice is served.