|The couple on their wedding day|
WIDOW OF the 36-year-old engineer who was allegedly shot dead by policemen five days after his wedding in Gbagada area of Lagos, Mrs. Joan Ugochukwu Ozuah, has described her shortest experience as a wife with her late husband as the best days of her life.
This is just as members of the bereaved family currently await the outcome of the Special Investigative team set up by the Inspector- General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar to unravel the circumstances surrounding the late engineer’s death and bring the perpetrators to book.
Recalling the incident of September 20, 2012, which truncated her joy, Joan in a written tribute at a memorial service held in honour of her late husband, Wednesday evening at the King’s College , Lagos, where the deceased obtained his Senior Secondary School Certificate in year 1993, described her late husband as her friend, brother and mentor.
The couple on their wedding day.
The widow, who is yet to come to terms with the demise of her husband, stated in her tribute: “Sweet, so it is true that you are no more. I can’t believe that you have gone so soon. You were my husband, my brother, my friend and mentor.
“I can’t forget that fateful night of September 20, when the police shot you in the chest and left you to die in cold blood.
“Baby love, you were a caring, loving, God-fearing, calm and a thoughtful husband.”