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Okechukwu Okoye: Soludo offers N10m reward for information on killers of lawmaker



Okechukwu Okoye: Soludo offers N10m reward for information on killers of lawmaker
Hon. Okechukwu Okoye

Governor Soludo has offered N10m reward to anyone with useful information on killers of Hon. Okechukwu Okoye, ENigeria Newspaper reports.

Anambra State House of Assembly member Okechukwu Okoye was beheaded by unknown gunmen just hours earlier. He was a member of the Anambra State House of Assembly, representing Aguata North.

Last week, he was kidnapped in his Toyota Sienna vehicle alongside his aide and taken to an unknown location.

According to information at the disposal of ENigeria Newspaper, the police later found the vehicle and dispatched operatives to save the legislator.

Hon. Okechukwu Okoye’s head, on the other hand, was discovered hanging in Nnobi, Idemili South local government area.
His body was missing, indicating that his assailants had made off with it.
The police then retrieved the automobile and dispatched operations to rescue the legislator, according to reports.


While presenting Anambra’s amended budget to lawmakers on Friday, Soludo expressed hope for the lawmaker’s rescue.
The lawmaker’s death was verified by Anambra Police spokesman Ikenga Tochukwu.

“His head was discovered today along Nnobi road,” he said (Saturday). There is currently no suspect in custody.”
Meanwhile, ENigeria Newspaper reports that Governor Soludo has announced a N10 million reward for information leading to the capture of the killers who beheaded Okoye.

He added that the money will be provided to anyone or any group who can provide vital information that will lead to the swift arrest of the criminals.

Gov. Soludo stated that Anambra will soon be a nightmare for these crooks.


Okoye who was representing Aguata II Constituency at the State House of Assembly was kidnapped alongside his aide, Cyril Chiegboka on May 15, 2022.

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