Police have arrested and prosecuted 22-year-old suspect, Chidubem Osuagwu, for allegedly murdering and stealing the car of his older lover (sugar mummy), Amarachi Chukwu (32), in Enugu.
The Police Public Relations Officer in Enugu State, Mr Daniel Ndukwe, disclosed this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu.
Ndukwe said police detectives serving in the homicide section of the State Criminal Investigation Department, Enugu, working with police operatives in Imo Command, on Nov. 8 arrested Osuagwu within Nekede axis of Owerri in Imo.
According to him, he was attempting to sell a Toyota Corolla car he stole from his older female lover, Chukwu, after murdering her on Nov. 1 in her residence at Meniru, Awkunanaw within the Enugu metropolis.
“Investigation revealed that the suspect and his cohort, at large, had in the morning hours of the mentioned date, conspired and went to the house of the victim, attempted to make away with her Toyota Corolla key, which she resisted.
“And upon her resistance, they tied her hands, legs and mouth with clothes; locked her inside the house and made away with the car.
“Her decomposing remains were, however, found in the said apartment on Nov. 4, after the door was forced open by police operatives serving in Ikirike Police Division of the Command, following receipt of a report that an offensive odour was oozing out of the apartment.
“The police operatives evacuated the remains to the hospital, where doctors confirmed her dead and the corpse deposited in the mortuary for preservation and autopsy,” he said
The police spokesman said that the suspect had been arraigned in court upon conclusion of the investigation and had been remanded in Enugu Custodial Centre pending the further hearing of the case
“It Is The Turn Of Ndi Enugu” – Frank To Residents As APGA Storms More Markets In Enugu
Frank Nweke Jr, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Enugu State, on Thursday charged traders in Ogbete and Afia 9 markets, Enugu, to take ownership of the next government in Enugu State by voting in APGA in the forthcoming election.
Nweke who told traders and buyers that APGA’s mission was to liberate the State from the shackles of bad governance unleashed by the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), reiterated the history of the APGA as one founded on the Igbo principle of shared prosperity with the great Odumegwu Ojukwu as a founding father.
In agreement with the concerns raised by the people, Nweke noted the absence of potable water, rising insecurity, non-payment of salaries and pensions, unavailability of jobs and the deepening economic crisis under the PDP-led administration.
He assured the people of his administration’s commitment to tackling the issues that directly affect them and urged them to become a part of the process by ensuring that they refuse to sell their votes to the highest bidders.
“When you sell your votes, you have given looters your own position in the government and you will lose your voice for the next four years. It is your turn to be in government. APGA will make the government house the People’s Building” Nweke said.
Several residents, traders and buyers alike present in the market spoke with hope and a firm resolve to see a new future in Enugu under APGA.
An octogenarian who said he worked together with former President Obasanjo at 58 Ibadan Street Ebute-Metta West, as the head of Electrical Engineering in his Department, said that God will remove all the obstacles from Nweke’s way if he is the Lord’s anointed.
“I was shuttling between Lagos and Abuja when Frank Nweke Jr served as Minister and for me personally, his antecedents made me want him to serve as Governor. We elders are praying that God should crown someone with conscience. I pray that God removes all obstacles from Frank Nweke Jr in Jesus’ name,” he prayed.
Ogechi Godfrey, Chinonso Uzoma and Okey Morocco expressed unflinching support for Nweke whom they said is their choice as Governor due to his simplicity, honesty and good track record.
Madam Joy, a clothes retailer, said that the market women group she belongs to had been pressured to join the PDP, but that they have remained resilient. She therefore affirmed her total support for Nweke stressing that the APGA flag bearer is their own.
Charity Njoku, a trader said she knows APGA flag bearer as a man with a kind heart and that he is the sort of person that will bring the change that many have thought impossible.
Ms. Ofoka, a fruit seller and Ginika Mbah a meat seller expressed support for Frank Nweke Jr adding that with him as Governor, a big change in Enugu State would be evident.
“Frank Nweke Jr should remember us when he gets to office as Governor. He should provide water and power for us. He is one of us, so we are solidly behind him,” said Ms. Onyekperem.
APGA’s Frank Nweke Jr At Ugwu Peak
“The power we seek is to secure the future for our children here”
Kunie! Ka anyi dozie Enugu.
Reclaiming Our Identity: Politics And Development In Igboland
The big day is tomorrow!
The Igbo identity is gradually morphing into an entity without the will or propulsion to claim what is rightfully ours.
Join Frank Nweke Jr tomorrow from 11am as he shares his perspectives on Reclaiming Our Identity: Politics and Development in Igboland.
Date: Thursday, January 19, 2023.
Venue: Princess Alexandra Auditorium, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
Get ready for deep introspection and a rousing call to restore a lost glory.