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Nigerian man drowns 2 weeks after being granted asylum in Canada

Amadin Ogbewe



A Nigerian man identified as Uchenna Stanley Nnaji, has drowned barely 2 weeks after he was granted asylum to live in Canada. 

He had drowned while on a boat cruise in Canada’s Montreal went with his friends.

The 25-year-old had drowned in Lac des Sables in the Laurentian community of Ste-Agathe-des-Monts on July 13.

The deceased was reportedly not wearing a life jacket and did not resurface after he jumped off the boat into the water to swim at about 11:50 a.m. 

His body was recovered the next day after firefighters and the SQ nautical team which included divers patrolled the area.

The burial ceremony of Nnaji is scheduled to hold on August 9 in Canada.

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Ogbewe Amadin is a senior reporter at Dockaysworld. He’s been published in Fireside fiction and others. He’s a lover of fantasy, sci-fi, sitcoms and sarcasm.

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