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Gov Obiano’s SSA On Security Murdered by Assasins



Gov Obiano’s SSA On Security Murdered by Assasins

The Senior Special Assistant to Gov Willie Obiano of Anambra State on Security, Hon Azubuike Ekwegbalu was murdered on Saturday night.

The late Azubuike Ekwegbalu was from Ogbunike in Oyi LGA and a younger brother (step) to the wife of the governor.

He was said to have been murdered by unknown gun men on Saturday, 8th August, at the Commissioners’ quarters Awka.

The police have been urged to do all that’s possible to bring the killers to justice.

Confirming the incident in a statement, the spokesman for the Police Command in the state, SP Haruna Mohammed, said one suspect, who was seen in the premises had been arrested.

“On August 9, 2020, about 1:30 a.m., there was a report of alleged murder of one Azuibuike Ekwegbalu, aged 43 years, native of Ogbunike in Oyi LGA but resident at the Commissioners quarters Awka.

“Following the report, Police detectives attached to ‘B’ Division Awka led by the DPO, CSP Emma Ogbuanya visited the scene and rushed victim who was found in a pool of blood to COOUTH Awka for medical attention.

“He was certified dead by the medical doctor on arrival while his corpse was deposited at the hospital mortuary for autopsy,” he noted.

Mohammed said a careful observation on the deceased body revealed stab wounds while a blood-stained Kitchen knife was also recovered as an exhibit at the scene.

“Consequently, one suspect who allegedly was in the premises has been arrested and the case is under investigation to unravel the circumstances surrounding the incident,” he stated.

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