Benin, Edo State, Mr. Nosa Ojo, has urged the Nigeria Police to leave
nothing to chance in bringing her killer to justice.
was found at Upper Mission extension junction, along the Benin-Auchi
Expressway in the early hours of Christmas when many Christians were
making their way to the church.
Iguodo community, in the Uhunmwode Local Government Area of the state,
returned to the country to celebrate the Christmas and New Year with her
debt running into millions of naira from the sale of goods she had
imported for the suspect, one Festus Aimufua, who was a spare parts
dealer in Benin and had spent the previous night with her in her
residence on Lucky Way.
sister was trying to prevent Aimufua from leaving in his car, after
refusing to pay, that he (suspect) crushed her and dragged her on the
road for over 500 kilometres, before dumping her body at the junction.
body of her sister, who was supposed to attend a carol with her family
on Christmas eve, was found lying on the busy expressway.
the blood stains outside from where Aimufua dragged her body. Our family
could not celebrate Christmas afterwards.
ago and she had been the breadwinner. Now, she is gone and every
Christmas will become a reminder of sorrow for us. In fact, my
80-year-old mother is still traumatised by her shocking death.”
reported the incident to the Ikpoba Hill Police Division. He claimed to
have killed her by accident, saying he was under the influence of
the night that he had an argument with Rose and while he was driving
away, she stood at the front of his car and he use his car to push her
the matter, the Inspector-General of Police is also aware of the case,
while the Commissioner of Police is investigating the matter.
use their good offices to bring to justice whoever is responsible. That
is all what we want.”
Edoigiawerie, told PUNCH the case had been transferred to the homicide unit of
the State Criminal Investigation Department to unravel the
circumstances surrounding the death of the late businesswoman.
contacted the police through the IG and requested the identity of the
woman to really find out if she was an Austrian.