The cause of the mysterious death of Happiness Emehara, who was a staff of Buriji hotel in Umuahia North Local government Abia State. Sons of the community demand answers to her untimely death.
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Thousands of indigenes of Ohokobe Mbaocha Ndume Ibeku in Umuahia north local government area of Abia state, today staged a peaceful protest over the mysterious death of their daughter, Miss Happiness Emehara, who died in a popular hotel( Buri ji) located along Okwuta ibeku road.
The protesting Ohokobe community who were brandishing placards with different inscriptions, demanded explanation from the management of the hotel on what caused the death of their daughter.
The protesters marched to the hotels which caused heavy traffic jam along Umuahia/Ikot Ekpene road.
It was learnt that Late happiness Emehara was a staff of the hotel until his untimely death on 31st of May, this year.
Speaking on behalf of the irate indigenes of Ohokobe Mbaocha community, Mr. Iyke Ogbuehi said they were protesting to demand explanation on what led to the mysterious demise of happiness Emehara.
Ogubehi vowed that the community would not leave anything unturned to unravel the mystery behind their daughter’s death.
He disclosed that the incident has been reported to the Abia police zone 9.
His words: “We are here to demand explanation on what caused the death of our daughter, Happiness Emehara in the hotel, because since the demise of our daughter, the management of the hotel has not come to tell the community what led to her death”.
“The police is aware and have not done anything to ascertain the mystery behind our daughter’s death”.
Narrating how the incidents happened to newsmen at the scene(Hotel), an eyewitness and also a female staff of the hotel who gave her name as Favour Owom said she went up to bring her colleague her toothpaste to use, on getting there, she saw late happiness laid on the floor in between the bathroom and a room, holding Shower handle.
Miss Owom said on seeing happiness lying on the floor , she shouted which threw the attention of her colleagues and rushed happiness Emehara to a hospital, where she was confirmed dead.
Her words,”What happened that day was that my colleague asked me to help her with toothpaste. As I reached there to get the toothpaste, I saw happiness lying on the floor in between the bathroom and a room, holding that shower handle, so I started shouting, our colleagues rushed and carry her to the hospital, where they said she was dead”.
Also, another eyewitness who also gave his name as Uche Kanu who claimed he lodged in the hotel when the incident happened, said he heard people shouting and he rushed out to see what was happening, as he got to the scene, he saw staff of the hotel conveying late happiness to hospital.
Kanu said when he got there and inquired what happened, he was told that the deceased was electrocuted while bathing with shower handle.
He narrated,”My brother, I was at the upstair, I heard voices, shouting off the light, off the light, as I got there and i asked what was the problem, I was told that the deceased was electrocuted while bathing with shower handle”.
Efforts to reached the public relation officer of the Abia police zone 9 proved abortive. But a police officer in zone 9, Umuahia, who do not want his name mention because he was authorized to speak to the press, said investigation has commenced to unravel the cause of the death of Miss Happiness Emehara.
As Posted By Chijindu Chinedu / source;facebook