Imo Student, Divine Nwaneri Killed By Troops To Be Buried Friday

Imo Student, Divine Nwaneri Killed By Troops To Be Buried Friday





A 100-level year student of the Imo State University, Divine Nwaneri, who was killed by a stray bullet on April 24, will be buried on Friday, May 14.

Divine will be laid to rest in Obollo, Isiala Mbano Local Government Area.

Divine a student of Soil Science was hit by a stray bullet from an accidental discharge troop in front of the Imo Government House, Owerri.

Commissioner for Information, Declan Emelumba received the family in his office and promised that justice will be done.

Emelumba assured the family that the state government would take all appropriate measures to provide them the needed succour.

“We feel your pain, very deeply and we assure you that government will alleviate your pains to the extent possible. Please be consoled.

“Governor Hope Uzodimma is synergizing with security agencies and calm is gradually being restored to the eastern heartland”, NAN quoted him as saying.

The Father of the deceased, Harrison Nwaneri, a Lagos-based pastor, thanked the government for its efforts.

He recalled that officials facilitated treatment before Divine gave passed away at the Federal Medical Center, Owerri.

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