The Governor who disclosed that the money will be made available immediately to the State Commissioner of Police, Suleiman Balarabe, stressed that it will go a long way in ensuring that those who perpetrated the dastardly act were apprehended and made to face the wrath of the law.
Penpushing further reports that, Ugwuanyi condemned the unfortunate incident and promised “to get to the root of this crime”. He also commiserated with the families of the deceased and her colleagues, saying: “I am sincerely saddened by the gruesome murder of your colleague. I share in your grief. It is a solemn moment for all right-thinking persons”.
The Governor, who disclosed that he had made several interventions to ensure peace in the hospital, said he didn’t know that the crisis in the establishment had taken a new dimension, but promised to do all that was possible to give late Amadi justice and ensure that such heinous act does not recur in the state.
His words: “To tell you that we are serious, I am making available the sum of N5 million to the Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command for any person or persons that will provide information about the people that killed this nursing officer’.
“It is a bad story and we will get to the root of this crime. You have done well by showing your grievances peacefully. It has shown that you love the late Maria Amadi and I know that wherever she is, she will know that her colleagues did not abandon her”.
In a related development, the Governor approved the release of N 10 million to the wife and children of Dr. Nnamdi Peter Ogueche, the Secretary of Uzo Uwani Local Government area who was killed by yet-to-be-identified hoodlums.
Penpushing further reports that, the Governor’s gesture was for the upkeep of his immediate family in keeping with his commitment to assist them to overcome their challenges.
Meanwhile, the family of the late Medical Doctor has disclosed through the Chairman Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area Barrister Fidelis Ani,that the burial has been scheduled for April 5 at his country home, Adaba.