The special assistant to the Lagos state governor on Drainage and Water Resources matters, Engineer Joe Igbokwe took to his Facebook page and revealed pictures of the burial of Dr. Chike Akunyili, and wrote; ” Southeast has become Hobbes State of nature where life is brutish, nasty, and short” .
After the death of Dr. Chike Akunyili, the Chairman of Lagos State Wharf Landing Fee Collective Agency, the spokesperson of All Progressive Congress Party and also the special adviser to Lagos State governor on Drainage and water resources, Joe Igbokwe said that the Southeast has turned into a place where people are no longer safe, and It’ s also a place where terrible things are occurring.
Joe Igbokwe was quoted as saying: ” Dr. Chike Akunyili brought down by IPOB goes home. Southeast has become Thomas Hobbes State of nature where life is brutish, nasty, and short” .
From what Joe Igbokwe said, he believes that the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) members are responsible for the death of Dr. Akunyili and the Southeast is now a place where terrible things happen.
” Dr Chike Akunyili Brought Down By IPOB Goes Home” – Joe Igbokwe Mourns
Husband of the late Director- General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, Dr Chike Akunyili, who was murdered in cold blood in September by unidentified armed men while returning from a posthumous performance award and leadership shown by his wife, was engaged in mother earth today.
This was disclosed in a Facebook post by the Special Adviser to the Lagos State government on Drainages and Water Resources, Joe Igbokwe.
Dr Akunyili was a physician before being killed along with his escort and driver as he returned to Nkpor from Onitsha, Anambra State.
At the time, the late Dr. Akunyili received a bullet to the head after attending a post- humous conference on behalf of his late wife and the event was hosted by Sharon Hall, All Saints Cathedral, Onitsha.
The deceased also spoke about his wife during the event while donating 500, 000 Naira to the association.
In response, Joe Igbokwe claimed that ” Dr Chike Akunyili brought down by IPOB goes home. South East has become Thomas Hobbes state of nature where life is brutish, nasty and short. ”
Along the same lines, the spokesperson for the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Emma Powerful said the secessionist group was not aware of the murder of the late Dr Chike Akunyili.
Let’ s take a look at some reactions from people online below:
” Really sad. . . people who has NOT added values killing those with values to bring about meaningful life to many. ”
” So sad. . . But those behind his death will never have peace in this life, including Ekperime Kanu. “