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Enugwu-Ukwu Community Wades into Killing of Mrs Ekpe by Landlord’s Son

Enugwu-Ukwu Community Wades into Killing of Mrs Ekpe by Landlord’s Son

Enugwu-Ukwu Community has waded into the killing of one of their daughters, Mrs Uzoamaka Ekpe by a man, suspected to be the son of her landlord.

In an earlier report by THE RAZOR NEWS, daughter of the deceased, Miss Mmesoma Ekpe had through a video message called for justice for her mother, while also narrating how the incident happened.

Miss Ekpe begged for kind hearted individuals to come to their aide, to help she and her siblings move out of the compound, as they do not feel safe living in the compound of the same people who killed their mother.

They also begged for help to enable them achieve justice for their mother, who she described as a kind hearted woman.

Meanwhile, Enugwu-Ukwu community through its president general, Comrade Bonny Ozo Nkwuaku, have waded in, promising to ensure justice for the deceased.

In a notice to members of the community titled: Justice for Mrs Ekpe, Nkwoaku said: “Sequel to the viral video released by the daughter of late Mrs Ekpe where she narrated the circumstances surrounding the death of her mother last Saturday. I appeal for your calm, patience and understanding on this matter.

“The ECDU, Onitsha Branch President and the Chairman of Uruekwo Village are in the know about this matter and have been working round the clock to ensure Justice.

“The culprit is already in custody. The Anambra State Commissioner of Police is equally aware and has promised to ensure justice is done.

“Few minutes ago, I personally spoke within the Police PPRO Anambra State and our discussions were very cordial. The remains of Mrs Ekpe who until her death was the wife of Mr. Uche Ekpe of Uruekwo Village, Enugwu-Ukwu has been deposited at the Bekee Hospital, Nimo pending autopsy which will be conducted tomorrow.”

Police authorities who had on Sunday arrested the culprit, a 30 years old man, Ebube Oba had said investigation had commenced, promising that he would be charged to court.


Ifeizu is a seasoned journalist and Managing Editor of TheRazor. He has wide knowledge of Anambra State and has reported the state objectively for over a decade.

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