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Soludo Suspends LGA Boss Over Suspicion Of Wife’s Mysterious Death

Soludo Suspends LGA Boss Over Suspicion Of Wife’s Mysterious Death

Soludo Suspends LGA Boss Over Suspicion Of Wife’s Mysterious Death

Soludo Suspends LGA Boss Over Suspicion Of Wife’s Mysterious Death

A security guard, 37, was beheaded on Thursday at a house of worship in Bayelsa by suspected ritualists.

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According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the victim was killed while guarding a house of worship in the Elebele community of the state’s Ogbia Local Government area.

The dismembered corpse with the head removed from the body and the throat gone was discovered by a high-ranking official of the place of worship.

According to Mr. Famous Egbo, the youth president of the Elebele Community, the victim’s remains were found on Thursday at about 5.50 a.m.

Soludo Suspends LGA Boss Over Suspicion Of Wife’s Mysterious Death

It was gathered that the deceased slumped and died after serving her husband’s breakfast, but neighbors and those who knew the couple suspected that Iloka may have killed his wife, as he allegedly had a record of consistently battering her.

The signs of violence were said to have also been found on her body, while a huge wound on her head aroused suspicion, leading to the public outcry over her death.

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The suspension letter was signed by the Anambra State Commissioner for Local Government, Chieftaincy and Community Affairs, Mr. Tony Nwabunwanne, and made available to journalists on Friday.

In the letter, the embattled chairman was asked to hand it over to the head of the Local Government administration to avoid interfering in the investigation.

Soludo Suspends LGA Boss Over Suspicion Of Wife’s Mysterious Death

The letter quoted that the TC chairman was suspended over the massive outcry, including alleged possible homicide.

The letter with the title, ‘Letter of suspension from office,’ read, “Following the sad news of the death of your wife, late Mrs. Chidiebere Iloka on 7th August 2022, there has been a massive outcry over the circumstances leading to her death, including alleged possible homicide.

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“While you are presumed innocent until the completion of investigations, it has become imperative that you step aside to allow unfettered investigation and justice.

“Consequently, you are directed to step aside and to hand over the affairs of the local government to the head of local government administration, not later than 12th August 2022, until further notice.”

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Iloka was only recently appointed local government chairman and had only been in office for about a week before his suspension came.


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