Old picture of the couple: Credit: BBC
Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has promised that the state authorities will take full accountability of the surviving baby of couple who died after consuming a meal suspected to be poisoned.
The couple, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Chukwu, their three-year-old daughter, Nazareth and maid, Ukamaka Chukwu, died after consuming the poisoned meals at their residence at Umuchigbo, Iji-Nike in Enugu East Local Government Area of Enugu State, leaving their 9-month-old son, Chidiuto, as the one survivor. Read earlier report HERE
Speaking when a delegation from Gov. Ugwuanyi paid a condolence go to to the prolonged household of the deceased, who’re in custody of the kid, the Commissioner for Gender Affairs and Social Development, Rt. Hon. Princess Peace Nnaji, who led the crew, conveyed the heartfelt condolences of the governor to the household, describing the incident as a tragic improvement.
The Commissioner pressured that Gov. Ugwuanyi “is really saddened by this ugly development”, including that “that is why he has sent us to come and condole with the family”.
Princess Nnaji assured the prolonged household, headed by Mr. Basil Chukwu, that they don’t seem to be alone within the second of grief as the federal government of Enugu State “is going to do everything to make sure it unravels the cause of these deaths so that no other person will be a victim of maybe food poison or whatever”.
She stated that the surviving child is the kid of the federal government and “the governor has given his word that even though these people are no more, the state government is not going to abandon the family (child)”