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Shame! ASOPADEC boss sacked for defiling minor



For allegedly having canal knowledge of a minor which led to her death, a Director in the Abia State Oil Producing Areas Development Commissions (ASOPADEC) has been given the boots by the state government.

The Director Christian Onuoha was alleged to have forcefully raped his housemaid (Anurika) from Owo-Ahia Afor in Obingwa Local Government Area leading to the death of the girl after bleeding profusely.

Briefing newsmen at the Government House, Umuahia, the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Dr. ACB Agbazuere said that given the heinous nature of the crime which is rape of a minor and murder, Mr. Onuoha has also been placed on interdiction pending the determination of his case by the police and the court.

According to the Commissioner, the state Civil Service Commission has also been directed to take necessary action as the case moves on.

He made it clear that the said Onuoha is only a civil servant representing the Ministry of Petroleum in the board of ASOPADEC and not a commissioner in the state government as is alleged in some quarters.

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