Number 57, Akinwunmi Street, Alagomeji, Yaba, has continue to attract attention after an occupant, Chidinma Ojukwu confessed to have stabbed the Chief Executive Officer of Super TV, Usifo Ataga, to death at a service apartment they lodged in the Lekki area in Lagos state.
PUNCH reported that few houses from the suspect’s residence is a health centre and the two storey building painted in brown and white colour has two gates and faces a church.
Chidinma and her family were said to have lived downstairs. Some residents told PUNCH that the suspect’s father had yet to return home after he was released by the police .
Thecitypulsenews had earlier reported that Chidinma’s father was arrested alongside his 21-year-old daughter for obstructing cops who came to apprehend the suspect .
It was observed that some people in the vicinity cast glances at the building as they passed while some residents discussed the issue.
One of them, an unidentified lady, said the suspect lived quietly with her father in the building, adding that her lifestyle probably changed at a point.
Some others described her as a calm, young lady who faced her business. A woman who sells drinks on the street said, “Like my other customers, she buys things and leaves. I don’t know her closely.’’
Another unnamed woman said many of them in the area were shocked to see Chidinma paraded on TV for alleged murder of Ataga. She added, ‘My husband and I watched the news and saw her paraded by the police. We were surprised. Everyone around knows her. Her father has other children.’’
According to PUNCH, a resident who identified herself as a family member of the Ojukwus, who wore worried looks, asked what would be the lady’s fate.
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