January 15, 2016 – Ojukwu Family Disowns Ijeoma Ojukwu Over Cocaine Trafficking, Suspect Insists She’s Ojukwu’ Niece
The family of late Biafra activist Ojukwu has released a press statement to distance suspected drug smuggler, Ijeoma Angel Ojukwu from Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu.
Here is a press statement released by Ojukwu’s brother, Lotanna Ojukwu to disown the suspect:
“The woman arrested by the NDLEA for importing cocaine into Nigeria, whose photograph has appeared in some publications, Ijeoma Ojukwu, is not in any way related to my brother Chief Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu.”
NDLEA’s spokeswoman, Michael Ofoyeju said the suspect is insisting she is a niece to the late Biafran leader.
“She is still in our custody. They should go and find out her background. She said she is Ojukwu’s niece.” – said Ofoyeju