How My Wife Was Beaten And Later Burnt To Death In The House – Husband Of Late Kogi PDP Woman Leader Speaks

Husband of late Kogi PDP woman Leader Elder Simeon Babani Seidu Abuh has narrated the unfortunate event that led to the gruesome murder of his wife, Mrs Acheju Abuh in Ochadamu, Ofu Local Government area by thugs loyal to the All Progressives Congress, APC after the Nov. 16th Kogi gubernatorial election.

Late Abuh was burnt alive on Monday by thugs after the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, declared Governor Yahaya Bello winner of the election.According to the husband , on the day of election, one APC supporter Ocholi Edicha in the company of other boys had allegedly threatened to deal with his younger brother, Gowon Abuh, who is a strong supporter of the PDP.

While narrating the ordeals, he said I went back home after casting my vote, leaving my wife behind to watch the electoral process.After some time My brother Gowon ran back home to inform me that “ Ocholi Edicha was beating my wife where she was sitting under a shade observing the process and when Gowon Abuh and other people tried to intervene, Ocholi Edicha attempted to stab Gowon Abuh and he had to run back to the house .

As we were still talking one Elder Samuel Salami Agbali brought my wife on his motorcycle to our compound and advised that we rush her to hospital. I took her to Holy Memorial Hospital Ochadamu where she was attended to Dr. Agama. She was examined and given some drugs to take and advised to rest due to the trauma of the attack.

Mrs Acheju Abuh was burnt to death few days later, after an APC supporter died during a ”fight” with Elder Abuh’s nephew
He also added that, when fight broke out People scampered for their lives and the APC Supporters headed to my house where my wife was at home relaxing and didn’t know what was going on in the area the supporters surrounded my house shooting sporadically and further set the house ablaze and burnt my wife to death and completely raze down the entire house in my compound.

The APC supporters later went to four other houses in the community who are known PDP Supporters and burnt down their houses.Let me conclude here, that the attack on my wife on Saturday was a premeditated one and carried out on Monday 18th November 2019 when my wife and mother of my children was resting in our family house.
I hereby appeal for justice to prevail over this gruesome murder of my wife and loss of properties.


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