Kinsman Seeks Immediate, Unconditional Release Of Abducted Uzozie, Anambra Businessman
Chief Rommy Okoli, a Politician has appealed to abductors of Mr Uzozie Chukwujekwu, an Ukpor based businessman and farmer to release him to his family and the people of his community.
Okoli, a former executive chairman of Nnewi South Local Government Area, Anambrawho made the appeal in a Statement in Awka on Sunday.
Uzozie was abducted by yet to be identified persons who stormed his Ukpor home in the early hours of Saturday and shot his only son in the process.
Okoli who is also an indigene of Ukpor community described Uzozie as a good man who would not hurt a fly.
He said the victim, who worked with him as a Special Adviser when he was a council chairman back in 2002 was a bosom friend who had been contributing selflessly to the development of Ukpor.
According to him, Uzozie is currently the vice president of Ukpor Improvement Union(UIU), Central body and a Community Leader.
“Chukwujekwu is a very amiable person who cannot hurt a fly, he is a committed member and a pillar of St Andrews Anglican Church, Umuohama Ukpor where his wife is the Women’s Guild President,” he said.
Okoli expressed serious worry over the development and wondered why Uzozie would find himself in the unfortunate situation.
He pleaded with the abductors to release the Ukpor community leader immediately and unconditionally for the sake of God and humanity.
“Uzozie is a struggler just like any other average Nigerian, he was a teacher before venturing into petty business, he travels between Ukpor and Nnobi everyday just to put food on the family table
“He is a farmer who sells agro products but more importantly, he is serving humanity.
“I beg the abductors of Chukwujekwu to release him so he can go and take care of his only son who is battling for life in the hospital as a result of gun injuries he sustained in the stomach during the attack,” he said.