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Household of human rights activist and supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Kenechukwu Okeke killed in Anambra State in October has alleged lack of jover his grotesque homicide.

Okeke was mentioned to have been macheted by his attackers numbering seven in his compound and a keg of gas poured on him earlier than he was lit up and left to burn to loss of life.

The controversial activist who had dragged many celebrities and media outfits, together with CNN to court docket for defaming President Muhammadu Buhari and his administration was killed in Nkpor, close to Onitsha, Anambra State, within the presence of his spouse, Mrs Blessing Odinakachi Okeke and his little daughter.

Okeke’s spouse who made the allegations disclosed to DAILY POST mentioned: “Kenechukwu Okeke was killed by his tenant.

”The Tenant, Chiadiobi, was dwelling in our home, however when he packed out with out our information and requested to be given two months of his lease that he left, we informed him he ought to have notified us that he was packing out”, the spouse informed our reporter.

“My husband was not across the day he got here however I informed him he packed out of the home with out our information and shouldn’t be given again any cash. He threatened to cope with us, saying he’ll train my husband a lesson. I referred to as my husband and informed him what the boy mentioned and that he shouldn’t come to confront him, since they are saying he’s a foul boy.

“My husband later reported the matter to the DSS and to the police, and he was made to write down an enterprise, however he was nonetheless coming to terrorize us. Generally he’ll come to our home and break open the gate and are available and choose no matter he desires to select.

“In the future, he got here to our home and my husband confronted him, with out realizing that he had many boys with him downstairs, and earlier than my husband may do something, they macheted him, and the gas we wished to pour into our gen, they poured it on him and lit him up, and that was how my husband died.

“That day was Sunday and never everybody was round, and the few folks round tried to quench the fireplace and likewise cease it from burning our home, and later we took him to hospital in Enugu, and that was how he died.”

Mrs Okeke lamented that since after her husband’s loss of life in October, the household has been left alone with the burden of catering for his burial, simply as no point out or quest by any organisation to take up his matter has been heard of.

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She mentioned what was extra heart-rending was that her husband’s killer; Chiadiobi, remains to be within the neighbourhood, bragging about having handled Okeke, whereas additionally confronting her husband’s aged mum.

“He even just lately confronted my husband’s mom, warning her that he heard that she is taking the matter up, and was warning her to watch out. The boy remains to be free, going round and with out regret, and we’re simply left alone to do the preparations of the burial.

“Up until now, he has not been arrested, regardless that we took him to police and DSS, and he was made to write down an enterprise that he is not going to disturb us once more, however he has lastly killed him. I’m not even understanding the police on this matter. I’m confused. The boy is behaving like he’s untouchable, and everyone seems to be saying that he’s a foul boy and we ought to be cautious. We reside in Nkpor, close to Onitsha, Tarzan junction.”

When DAILY POST reached out to the Anambra State Police Command, the spokesperson of the Command, DSP Toochukwu Ikenganyia, mentioned that the police is conscious of the matter.

“It’s a reported case, however for now I can let you know that the matter remains to be sketchy. Simply give me a while, I’ll get again to you with the complete particulars of the matter,” he mentioned.

Okeke had been a staunch supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari administration and was reputed to have backed the federal authorities and its actions throughout the EndSARS protest in October 2020.

He had additionally dragged some celebrities, together with Davido, Flavour, and others to court docket for main the EndSARS protests in varied cities within the nation.

He just lately dragged Vanguard Newspapers and one among its reporters to court docket over its title of March 9, 2021, the place the paper reported that the self-acclaimed human rights activist is an alleged faux lawyer

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