Imo varsity student, Divine Nwaneri killed by troops for burial Friday
A 100-level year student of the Imo State University, Divine Nwaneri, who was killed by a stray bullet on April 24, will be buried on Friday.
She will be buried in Obollo, Isiala Mbano Local Government Area.
The student of Soil Science was hit by a stray bullet from an accidental discharge troops in front of the Imo Government House, Owerri.
Commissioner for Information, Declan Emelumba received the family in his office and promised that justice will be done.
Emelumba assured the family that the state government would take all appropriate measures to provide them the needed succour.
“We feel your pain, very deeply and we assure you that government will alleviate your pains to the extent possible. Please be consoled.
“Governor Hope Uzodimma is synergizing with security agencies and calm is gradually being restored to the eastern heartland”, NAN quoted him as saying.
Harrison Nwaneri, the father of the deceased, who is also a Lagos based pastor, thanked the government for its efforts.
He recalled that officials facilitated treatment before Divine passed away at the Federal Medical Center, Owerri.