The People Democratic Party (PDP), led by Barr. Charles Ezekwem, in Imo State, paid condolence visit to the mother of the boy, who was killed in the demolition at the Eke Ukwu Owerri International Market, in the Imo State capital, Owerri, on 27th August, 2017.
The delegation of PDP faithfuls also led by PDP Secretary of Imo State, Hon. Ray Emeana visited the family of the late Somtochukwu Ibeanusi, Mr Isaiah Ibeanusi, the father of the nine year old boy who was shot dead by security forces on his way to the market, which was forcefully demolished by the Rochas Okocha, Madumere, Nwosu and APC-led government of Imo State against the wishes of the people and a court order restraining the government from doing so. Late Somtochukwu Ibeanusi was the only son in the family.
On getting there, the PDP delegation met the family that was bitter, pained and sad at the murder of thei
r innocent son, with the father, mother, family members and friends crying uncontrollably.
The PDP delegation which also included Hon. Ebere Chukwuemeka, State ex-officio; Hon. Eze Oguamanam, Owerri Municipal PDP Secretary; Mr. Onyewuchi Anoyue, Ward Chairman, Azuzi Ward 1; Comr. Stephen Njemanze, PDP Chairman Ikenegbu Ward 1; visited Chief Leonard Osuji, Ebubeagu of Owerri, who was shot on his led by security agents “Soldiers” and sympathised with him and thanked God that he survived the “callous actions of the state government.
The Imo PDP members also visited hospitalised victims who were shot and are right now receiving urgent treatments at the intensive care units (ICU) of some hospitals in the state after undergoing emergency surgeries. The Imo PDP has taken care of the hospital bills of the victims.