Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has expressed disappointment over the dying of Professor Godswill Obioma, the Nationwide Examinations Council (NECO) Registrar.
There may be confusion over the reason for dying as a result of conflicting accounts of his closing moments.
Nigerians have known as for an inquiry and urged federal authorities to order an unbiased post-mortem.
NECO Registrar, Godswill Obioma: Confusion over explanation for dying sparks cowl up claims
On Wednesday, Ortom lamented that Obioma, an ex-Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) Resident Commissioner in Ebonyi, was murdered.
He was reacting to the assasination of retired Assistant Inspector Common of Police, Christopher Dega, his Senior Particular Assistant on Safety.
“Retired AIG Dega served with me right here. That is somebody who has retired however just isn’t drained and continues to be energetic.
“For him to have been murdered within the method that they did…a retired AIG gunned!”
NECO confirms Registrar, Obioma died of coronary heart failure
“Then Professor Obioma, are you able to think about? A complete Professor simply killed in that method. Take a look at what is going on.”
The Benue helmsman reiterated his declaration that the federal government had failed.
“It’s unlucky, these killings are unwarranted. If (solely) the federal government had been able to hearken to superior concepts, advise, and be proactive.
“I’m a part of the federal government, I can not run away from it. I can equally say now we have failed.
“The first accountability of any authorities is to supply safety for lives and property.
“If there is no such thing as a safety, nothing significant can thrive. There might be no improvement.
“No one will create industries or convey funding to Nigeria. No financial actions can go on, everyone will likely be afraid”, Ortom mentioned.
Gunmen homicide NECO Registrar, Godswill Obioma
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