July 16, 2014 – Dr Ken Nwosu Is Dead: Abia State Agriculture Commissioner Dies In Hospital After 5 Days After Hired Killers Attacked Him
After 5 days in intensive medical care, the Commissioner for Agriculture in Abia State, Ken Nwosu has passed on.
He succumbed to his injury yesterday at Abia State Specialist & Diagnostic Hospital in Umuahia.
The former executive director at the National Root Crop Research Institute retired from service and was made Agriculture commissioner in September 2013.
Suspected political assassins attacked him last Wednesday on his way to his home town.
According to a police source, the Commissioner was reportedly overtaken by a group of gunmen in a Toyota Camry, who immediately opened fire on him on the lonely road.The PPRO said, “The gunmen started shooting at him immediately and bullet touched his intestines.
He died 5 days after medical doctors battled to save him.
May his soul rest in perfect peace (amen).