Azubuike Ekwegbalu, governor Obiano ‘s aide on security was stabbed in the early hours on Sunday at his residence at the Commissioners’ Quarters, Awka, Anambra State.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the late Ekwegbalu who held from Ogbunike in Oyi Local Government Area was murdered by unknown assailants at his residence at the Commissioners Quarters , Awka, a high brow area for government officials.

A police Spokesman, SP Haruna Mohammed revealed that shortly after the inciden t, a suspect who was seen at the premises had been arrested, and he also revealed that a blood stained kitchen knife which was used to stabbed the victim was recovered as exhibit at the scene

‘’ on August 9, 2020 at about 1:30am, there was a report of alleged murder of one Azubuike Ekwegbalu aged 43years, native of Ogbunike in Oyi LGA but resident at Commissioners quarters Awka.

‘’Following the reports, Police detectives attached to ‘B’ Division Awka led by the DPO, CSP Emma Ogbuanya visited the scene and rushed the victim who was found in a pool of blood to COOTH Awka for medical attention.

‘’he was certified dead by the medical doctor on arrival while his corpse was deposited at the hospital mortuary for autopsy’’, the police spokesman stated.