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Police Arrest Suspected Killers Of Chike Akunyili, Hunt Arsonists In Anambra

According to today reports, the Anambra State Police Command has apprehended two suspects in connection with the killing of Chike Akunyili, husband to late retired Minister of Information, Prof Dora Akunyili.

Furthermore, the Police Command said its operatives were on the hunt for those who burnt the home of Joe Igbokwe, Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor on Drainage and Water Resources, and a former Minister of Finance, Chu Okongwu, The Nation reports.


Sad Sunday for the family as gunmen reportedly assaulted Igbokwe and Okongwu's home in the Nnewi area of the state.

People in the area said there was heavy gunfire during the attack.

Igbokwe made a post on his Facebook page on Sunday that said some parts of the building were burnt by the gunmen.

He added that CCTV cameras captured the arsonists arriving in a vehicle at his residence in the town.

During the Nnewi attack, two persons were murdered including a student of the College of Sciences student at Nnamdi Azikiwe University identified as Chioma.

Top information in the police force said four people were arrested, but two were released after the adequate investigation.

“The People of Anambra will not rest until those behind these attacks, killings and arsons are exposed,” the source said.

Olof and some senior officers have attended the scene of recent assaults in the state including the DSS Office in Nnewi and the residences of Igbokwe and Okongwu.

We hope for peace in the community and I pray that the good lord is with the family.

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Anambra State Police Command Chike Chu Okongwu Dora Akunyili Igbokwe

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