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Soldier who killed motorcyclist over N100 bribe in Aba has been arrested – Governor Ikpeazu

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Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, on Thursday 8 August, confirmed the arrest of the soldier who shot a commercial motorcyclist in the area of ​​Apo Opobo Junction.

The soldier behind the murder was identified as “CPL Ajayi” and deduced that he chased the unarmed young man from the village of Ohanze to Umuokereke Ngwa, at a distance of about 25 kilometers and shot him at close range with a bribe N100.

The 30-year-old man, Chimaobi Uzoukwa, left a pregnant wife, two children and an elderly mother.

Has a soldier who killed a motorist for N100 corruption in Aba been arrested? Governor Ikpeazu

The governor of the state of Abia promised to prosecute the arrested soldier when he made a sympathetic visit to the family of the deceased in the Umuokereke Ngwa community in the local government of Obingwa. Ikpeazu described the murder of a thirty-year-old as evil, wicked, unprofessional and cowardly, and also expressed his profound sadness because a security staff who is paid and maintained by tax payers will turn to kill the person he is. paid to insure.

The press release released after Governor Ikpeazu’s condolence visit by his chief press secretary, Onyebuchi Ememanka, says in part;

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has promised that no stone will be left intact in the search for justice for the murdered motorcyclist, the late Chimaobi Nwaorgu, killed yesterday by a soldier.

Governor Ikpeazu declared it today when he visited the family of the deceased in the village of Ezido Na Ife, Umuokereke Ngwa in Obingwa LGA.

Accompanied by the state police commissioner, Jan Okon, commander of the Aba, ACP Opara police area and other high-ranking police officers, Ikpeazu described the murder of a thirty-year-old as evil, evil, unprofessional and cowardly.

Has a soldier who killed a motorist for N100 corruption in Aba been arrested? Governor Ikpeazu

He expressed his profound sadness because a security staff who is paid and maintained by the tax payers will turn to kill the person for whom he is insured, stating that the circumstances surrounding the murder of the young man are unacceptable to the government and the people of Estado de Abia

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The governor, visibly shocked emotionally, wondered why a soldier chased an unarmed young man from the village of Ohanze to Umuokereke Ngwa, at a distance of about 25 kilometers and shot him from behind, at close range.
According to the Governor, “This is one murder too many. We will do everything possible under the law to get this murderous soldier and bring him to justice. Whatever it takes, we will do. We will go to Abuja or any other place to ensure that this particular soldier doesn’t go scot free. The death of this young man is extremely painful and cannot go in vain. This is my position and this is the position of the Government and people of Abia State”.

The sight of the young wife, who has suddenly become a widow his two infant sons and his aged mother evokes a feeling of strong emotions and the atmosphere was very charged indeed.

The Governor assured the family that he will personally ensure that the young family is not allowed to suffer. He also announced that the soldier was arrested yesterday and is currently in detention and thanked the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ene Okon for the prompt response to the matter.

Governor Ikpeazu pleaded with the family and the entire community to take heart and accept the sad incident with philosophical calmness. While advising against violent demonstrations which could aggravate the already charged situation, the Governor told the people to trust his ability to pursue the deal with this matter decisively.

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