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UNILAG student, Chidinma Adaora Ojukwu, 21, arrested for alleged murder of Super TV CEO • Why I stabbed him to death

UNILAG undergraduate Ojukwu arrested for murder of Super TV CEO

By Kazeem Ugbodaga

The Lagos State Police Command on Thursday paraded a 300 level student of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Chidinma Adaora Ojukwu, 21, for the alleged murder of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Super TV, Usifo Ataga in Lekki area of thee State.

At a news conference in Ikeja, Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu said the briefing was to unveil the achievement of the police on the arrest of the prime suspect involved in the gruesome murder of Michael Usifo Ataga, which occurred on 15th June, 2021 at an apartment in Lekki Area of Lagos State.

He said the Command, due to its unrelenting and professional commitment in unraveling the incident, swung into action, deployed its human and material resources to apprehend the prime suspect on Wednesday 23rd June, 2021 at about 9pm at her Yaba residence.

Odumosu said the command would definitely intensify efforts in carrying out thorough investigation into the matter, apprehend and cause other culprits involved in the heinous crime to face the full weight of the law and justice done in the matter.

He said the suspect, Ojukwu was arrested with one drivers license, Complimentary cards, Access Bank Statement Account, one Nigeria International Passport with No.B50010434, one fake drivers license bearing Mary Johnson with the suspect’s photograph, one National Identification Card bearing the suspect’s name, one UBA ATM debit card bearing the suspect’s name and one University of Lagos ID card bearing the suspect’s name.

“A case of murder was transferred from Maroko Division of the Command to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti Yaba, for discreet investigation. The fact of the case is that, on 15/06/21 at about 1700hrs, one Chidimma Adaora Ojukwu, a 300 level, undergraduate of the University of Lagos, conspired with others, now at Large, and allegedly murdered one Michael Usifo Ataga, 50, by stabbing him severally with a sharp object at a Short Service Apartment, situated at No 19, Adewale Oshin Street, Lekki, phase 1, Lagos.

“The prime suspect, Chidinma, who had earlier booked for the apartment on 13/6/21 secretly, left the apartment after the deed had been done on 15/6/21 at about 1730hrs. The suspect was tracked and arrested in her resident at No. 57, Akinwunmi Street, Alagomeji, Yaba-Lagos.

“During search, the prime suspect and Mass Communication Student of the University of Lagos, was caught with a blood-soaked cloth, ostensibly worn on the day of the incident. The suspect confessed to have stabbed the deceased with a kitchen knife after a struggle,” Odumosu said.

The commissioner added that Ojukwu further confessed to have taken the knife away while leaving the scene and disposed same in a dust bin at her residence.

“It has also been revealed that the suspect equally stole the deceased iPhone. Investigation is ongoing to arrest other accomplices. However, the case will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded,” Odumosu said.

Why I stabbed Super TV CEO to death – UNILAG student Ojukwu

A 21-year-old 300 level student of the University of Lagos, UNILAG, Chidinma Adaora Ojukwu has said she stabbed the Chief Executive Officer, CEO, of Super TV, Usifo Ataga to death because he wanted to forcefully had sex with her the second time.

Ojukwu was paraded by the Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu on Thursday at the Police Command in connection with the murder of Ataga.

Ataga was stabbed to death on June 15, 2021 at an apartment in Lekki Area of Lagos State.

In her narration, she and Ataga were in the lodge smoking and that he was trying to make advances on her when she was tired and that he became violent about it, but allowed him have his way on her.

She added that towards afternoon, he ordered roofies and that they both took them and ate food, which made him to become high.

Ojukwu added: “I was still not happy with the first one that we had, so, I was staying on my own, smoking and drinking. He, too, was on his own.

“He came to me and I was like I am not happy with what he did. I was like, ‘You don’t help me, you don’t assist me with anything, you are just playing with me around’. He was like, ‘Take my ATM and withdraw what you want’.”

According to her, Ataga later became violent trying to get to her but that she was resisting and defending herself.

She said at some point, he hit her head on the wall and that she also retaliated, adding that at some point, he was chasing her around the kitchen cabinet.

“I took a knife and stabbed his neck. I approached the door and he followed me. I stabbed him twice on the neck side. I threw the knife to the bed and he was going for it but I also went for it. He dragged the knife with me and it broke and he fell on the floor,” she narrated

-PM News

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