Gov Otti visits family of slain soldier

Gov Otti visits family of slain soldier

The Abia State governor, Dr Alex Otti, has visited the family of Cpl Lucky Ikechukwu Ikpeama, one of the soldiers killed by yet-to-be-identified gunmen at Obikabia Junction, Obingwa Local Government Area.

The late Cpl Ikpeama hailed from the same village, Nvosi in Isialangwa South Local Government Area as the governor.

Ikpeama, one of the five soldiers ambushed and killed by gunmen on Thursday, May 30, 2024 at his duty post, left behind a young wife with a four-month-old baby and an aged mother.

Governor Otti commiserated with the family and reiterated his promise that the state government would take responsibility for the education of the slain soldiers’ children up to university level.

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The governor was received by the uncle of the deceased soldier, who informed him that the family had scheduled the burial for Thursday, having received the necessary approval from the army authorities.


Source link: Daily Trust/

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