Autopsy: Medical Experts Begin Investigations Into the Sudden Death of Wife of Suspended Nnewi North Transition Chairman
17 Aug 2022
Few days after the Anambra State Government ordered a scientific investigation into the sudden death of wife of the suspended Transition Committee Chairman of Nnewi North LGA, late Mrs Chidiebele Iloka, medical experts have began the investigation.
A team made up of Pathologists from within and outside Anambra were engaged to conduct an autopsy to ascertain actual cause of the death, ABS reports.
After the sudden death of Mrs Iloka broke out on Sunday, there were numerous reports surrounding her death that were seen flying around the media space which led to the suspension of her husband who was the then Newly Inaugurated Transition Committee Chairman of Nnewi North LGA.
Governor Chukwuma Soludo further step up an investigative panel who were made up of medical professors and consultant Histopathologists from within and outside Anambra state.
The investigative panel is made up of representatives of the family of the deceased, the family of the husband of the deceased, the Commissioner of Police , Anambra State Government and Nzukora Nnewi, ABS reports.
ABS further reported that while that the Commissioner for Health, Dr Afam Obidike stated that the Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo waw very serious about the outcome of the autopsy, noting that he wants a process that would be very transparent and the truth made open.
Dr Obidike who is part of the team conducting the autopsy prevailed on the professionals to do their best to ensure that the every party involved in the matter is satisfied, adding that the autopsy is not for the dead but for the living to learn.
On her part, the Commissioner for Women and Children Affairs, Mrs Ify Obinabo said the result of the autopsy will bring to an end all the rumours flying around about the issue, and emphasized that the wife of the Governor Mrs Nonye Soludo as a woman is highly interested in the result of the autopsy.
Mrs Obinabo urged women in Anambra and all over the world to remain calm and allow government and the law take its cause, even as she urged family of the deceased to be patient and prayerful and look unto God.
The lead Pathologist who is representing Anambra state government, Dr Gerald Forae, from the University of Benin Teaching hospital assured that the result of the autopsy which will last for three hours will be out in two weeks time.
He explained that when released, the result will pass through the right process and would be submitted to the state government through the Attorney General of the state.
The team of professionals later paid a courtesy visit to the Chief Medical Director of the hospital, Professor Joseph Ogbuaja and was received by Chairman , Medical Advisory Committee, CEMAP, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Associate Professor Ezejiofor and other Deputy Directors of CEMAC.