Governor Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra State has suspended the newly appointed transition committee chairman of Nnewi North Native Authorities Space, Hon Mbazulike Iloka, over the dying of his spouse.
This follows widespread allegation that he bodily assaulted his spouse, Chidiebere, resulting in her dying.
The deceased, who was hale and hearty and didn’t present any signal of sickness, was mentioned to have died all of the sudden on Sunday, August 7, in Nnewi. Nonetheless, Mbazulike claimed his spouse slumped and died.
Shut pals of the deceased mentioned she was a sufferer of home violence, and was incessantly battered by her husband earlier than her sudden dying.
A video of her lifeless corpse appears to again this declare, as she had contemporary wounds and bruises throughout her physique.
This has stirred an outrage from folks in the neighborhood, with many demanding an investigation ought to be carried out to unravel the reason for her dying.
Mbazulike has now been suspended until additional discover from his newly appointed position as contained in a letter dated August 11, 2022.
He was directed handy over the affairs of the native authorities to the top of the native authorities administration not later than August 12, 2022
It reads partially,
“Following the unhappy information of the dying of your spouse, late Mrs Chidiebere Iloka on seventh August 2022, there have been an enormous outcry over the circumstances resulting in her dying, together with alleged potential murder,” the letter learn.
“If you are presumed harmless till the completion of investigations, it has turn out to be crucial that you simply step apart to permit unfettered investigation and justice.
“Consequently, you might be directed to step apart and handy over the affairs of the native authorities to the top of native authorities administration, not later that twelfth August 2022, till additional discover.”
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