10 August 2012

Nigeria: Dana - Ajuonuma, Aikhomu's Son, 23 Other Bodies Released

Lagos — The remains of former spokesperson of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Mr. Levi Ajuonuma; Ehime Aikhomu, son of late former Vice president Augustus Aikhomu, alongside other 23 bodies were yesterday released to relatives and family members who besieged the mortuary located within the premises of Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, Lagos.

Other released bodies include those of Aisha Abdu, Datoru Abikailo, Kaltum Abubakar, Jonathan Abiodun, Ike Abudu, Adekunbi Adebiyi, Oluwadamilare Adeleke, Abraham Adjolola, Inusa Ahmed, Ehi Joel Ailente, Obinna Akubueze, Elizabeth Omuluzua Akweze, Martin Alade, Mahmud Aliyu, Joy Allison, John Hamza Amadu, Raphael O. Amiaka, Oluwatosin Anibaba, Onyeka Chukwuma Anyene, Maimuna Anyene, Roger Aouad, Temitope Aribiyi and Florence Olusola Arokoyu.

The 25 released bodies were among the 132 corpses the state officials said had undergone the requisite DNA test. The bodies were released to next-of-kin and authorized relatives. Each of the relatives was asked to present a signed document from the hospital and the ministry of justice as well as other relevant government agencies.

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