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TEARS FLOW AS LOVEBIRDS DIE, BURIED SAME DAY

Dec 14, 2020
THE LOVEBIRDSTHE LOVEBIRDS

The families and friends Emmanuel John and his girlfriend, Chidinma have been thrown into mourning following the tragic deaths of the two lovebirds which occurred on Sunday November 29, 2020 along Old Umunede/Agbor Road, Ile Quarters, Umunede in Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State.

Late Emmanuel John who died at the age of 29 years was in the company of his girlfriend, Chidinma, when the accident occurred.

When Ika Weekly reporter visited the bereaved family of late Emmanuel at Ileje Quarters, friends and family members were very moody as they were still in shock of the unfortunate incident.

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Narrating to Ika Weekly reporter what transpired on that fateful day, the elder sister of late Emmanuel, Ozioma Obuseh said, “My brother came back from church service and said he was going back to Emuhu where he lived. Shortly after he left, we had the news that he was involved in an accident along Old Umunede/Agbor Road, Idumu Ile.

20201210_133546 TEARS FLOW AS LOVEBIRDS DIE, BURIED SAME DAY

“Quickly, we ran to the place and saw him and his girlfriend on the ground still alive. It was my brother that told us the person that knocked them down with his car was Lucky Obiajuru Obigama. The girlfriend of my brother passionately asked for help from the driver but was turned down, he (driver) quickly entered his car and zoomed off.

The lovebirds stayed on the ground without any help from anybody. We have left everything to God. I know He will give us justice” and punish whoever committed this dastardly act.

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The Chairman of Great Barbers Association Umunede Zone, Mr. Sunday Osama during the funeral, said late Emmanuel John, who was a member of the group, was indeed a good and peaceful man.

In his words, “Death is a debt everyone must pay at the appropriate time, nobody will live forever, but we are praying God for longevity. The sudden death of Emmanuel is very painful to us and a big loss to our Association”.

Mr. Osama noted that the death of late Emmanuel, who was the only male child in his family, was indeed a big blow to the entire family, urging them to be consoled, remain focus and prayerful as no man knows when death will come. He added that it has happened and nothing they can do than to trust and remain at peace with God.

On his part, the father of the deceased, Mr. John Oghanor lamented bitterly on the sudden death of his only son, saying that the entire family will never forget the circumstance that led to his sudden death.

The body of Late Emmanuel John was on Tuesday December 8,2020 laid to rest at his father’s compound in Umunede, while the remains of his girlfriend, Chidinma was also buried same day in Akumazi- Umuocha amidst wailing.

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