AbaCityBlog has obtained the video of late Mrs Chidiebere Iloka, who was allegedly killed by her abusive husband, Mr Mbazulike Iloka.
Prior to her mysterious death, according to a statement issued on Saturday by Women Arise For Change Initiative, Anambra State Chapter, Mrs Iloka has been going through several domestic violence, which they said her husband, Mr Iloka is a habitual woman beater.
In the press statement issued to newsmen endorsed by Evangelist Comrade Vincent Ezekwueme and Pastor Chinyere Akpufor Chairman and Secretary of Women Arise For Change Initiative, appeal to women to protect and restore their diginity and value.
The Rights group, in the statement condemned and decried with great disdain purported mysterious death of Mrs Iloka due to domestic violence and alleged battery by her husband Mbazulike Iloka.
The group lamented that Mrs Iloka death comes as a shock, adding that the incident happened just few months after Anambra married gospel singer Osinachi Nwachukwu died in mysterious and controversial circumstances over purported domestic violence.
The statement reads
“It is quite unfortunate, despicable and detestable that information at our disposal and lamentations from neighbors indicate that her husband Mr. Mbazulike Iloka is an alleged habitual domestic violence husband and father.
“It is pertinent to note that evil triumph not because of those who do it, but because good people sit back and do nothing.
“Women, mother’s and wives should not continue to die in silence over wrong perception that husbands are the pride, shield and prestige of women hence she has to bear and endure asualt, humiliation and domestic violence to the detriment of her health,life and dignity.
“We sincerely wishes to remind women to always bear it in mind that one has to be alive in other to be good wife, mother and agents of positive change, so protect yourself and your life first.
“Wise people do the best and best thing first thing first, hence sacredness, sanctity and diginity of human person is sacrosanct and must be safeguarded at all cost and time, no one is free until all of us are free, freedom, liberty and to add value to womenfolk, is an inevitable task that must be done.
“It will be a welcome development and step in the right direction for wives, women and mother’s to report to appropriate authority all forms of domestic violence, sex abuses, intimidation, exploitations and extortions.
“Nigerian women, mother’s and wives should take their destiny in their hands by knowing and standing for their rights, protecting, safeguarding, and defending their rights as a desideratum towards ubiquitous domestic violence in the state in particular and the country at large.
“We most sincerely appeal to IGP, Anambra CP, Echeng Echeng, Gov. Chukwuma Soludo and other stakeholders to order for indepth and transparent discreet investigation to unravel the circumstances surrounding the mysterious death of Late Mrs Chidiebere Iloka.
“We commend governor Soludo for suspending Hon. Mbazulike Iloka, but advise he should be thoroughly investigated to ensure strict application of full wrath of the law.
“There is immediate and urgent need for wife of the governor Mrs Nonye Soludo, Hon. Commissioner for Women Affairs Ify Obinabo in conjunction with the National President Women Arise For Change Initiative Dr. Joe Odumakin to organize capacity building seminar for women, to educate, enlighten, empower and properly equip them in order to overcome challenges and problems bedeviling them.
“We equally pray for eternal repose of Late Mrs Chidiebere Iloka gentle and humble soul in paradise and to put an end such dastardly, barbaric and insensate act in the state and beyond.