Josephine, the wife of Governor Elechi of Eobnyi state just lost her driver.
He died as a result of multiple gun shots on his person
Here is a reproduction of trending report on the development
'Wife of the governor of Ebonyi State, Mrs. Josephine Elechi has lost
one of the drivers attached to the office of the first lady in the
state, Mr. Chika Umaha.
Mr. Umaha, 28, who was directly working with Mrs. Elechi’s
accountant, Enwenyi Fidelis was shot dead by gunmen at Mkpuma Akpoka
village in Izzi Local Government Area of the state.
While giving the full account of the ugly incident, Mr. Fidelis said it happened at about 7:30 pm on December 28, 2013.
'On his part, the state Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Chris
Anyanwu, who stressed that the killing of the victim was not an act of
assassination, stated that the victims’ vehicle was riddled with
multiple bullets holes as no valuable was taken away by the hoodlums.
He said: “It happened on December 28, 2013, by 7:30 pm and was
reported on the 29th, the person that reported the matter was the
accountant attached to the wife of the governor, Mr. Enwenyi Fidelis of
Edebigwe village in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
“He reported it to our Izzi division that the driver, Chika Umaha,
28, was shot by unknown hoodlums on December 28 by 7:30pm at Mkpuma
Akpoka village in Izzi LGA.
“On getting the report, our patrol team was dispatched immediately to
the scene but unfortunately before they could reach the crime scene,
the bandits had already escaped; the vehicle met at the scene was
riddled with multiple bullet holes and the corpse of the victim was
recovered and deposited at the mortuary, while the vehicle was taken to
'The police spokesperson stated that no arrest had so far been made in
connection with the murder of the driver, adding that the police had
begun a manhunt to fish out the suspected criminals.
“We have mounted an intensive manhunt to enable us apprehend the
criminals. Meanwhile, the case is still under investigation and no
arrest has been made; I cannot precisely say that it is an act of
“As the people investigating the case come up with any clue as to
whether it is an assassination or robbery, I will update you but for
now, it is not an assassination because we know the ingredients that
make up an assassination,” he said.'
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