Obiano’s aide murdered by assailants buried

Former Senior Special Assistant to Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, Mr Azubuike Ekwegbalu who was murdered by assailants has been buried in his country home in Osile, Ogbunike, Oyi Local Government Area.

Ekwegbalu who was murdered on the night of 9th August 2020 at his residence at the age of 43, was said to be a stepbrother of the wife of the governor, Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano.

Governor Obiano who was at the burial consoled the Ekwegbalus on the loss of Azubuike, who he described as a very diligent aide while he was alive.

The burial ceremony was also attended by the governor’s wife, Chief Ebelechukwu Obiano, Senator Victor Umeh, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, Professor Solo Chukwulobelu, and members of the state executive council.


Killers of the late aide of the governor had, however, in September been arrested and paraded before journalists.

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