Peter Nwachukwu, suspected killer of the Nigeria gospel music icon, Osinachi Nwachukwu hails from Nnewi, the production and manufacturing hub of Anambra State.
Anambra State Government through the office of the Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Mrs Ify Obinabo has condemned the alleged killing of the gospel singer as a result of domestic violence.
According to Anambra Broadcasting Service, ABS, the Commissioner made the condemnation when she received members of the Nigerian Association of Women Journalists, Anambra State Chapter in her office at the Women development center, Awka.
The Commissioner decried the violence of all forms especially those on women appealing to parents to allow their daughters who are in abusive marriages to come back to them as she noted that separation is not divorce.
“She said that Anambra women are not happy with the terrible death of their wife while calling on victims of abuse and family and friends who know one facing such situation to speak up.
“Mrs Obinabo who noted that the Ministry will operate an open door policy, said that as a proud broadcaster, she will use her office to sensitize women on issues particularly those pertaining to violence.
“Earlier the chairman of NAWOJ, Anambra State Chapter, Mrs Franklyn Onyekachi, congratulated the commissioner on her new appointment saying that her effort in the media has paid off.
“She solicited for partnership from the ministry to protect the affairs of women in Anambra State”, the ABS news report reads.