A 20 year old police officer, Mr. Emmanuel Ozojie who was among other police officers gruesomely murdered by Unknown Gunmen at Awada Police Station on 20th February, 2023 has been laid to rest at Eziama Village, Nnokwa in Idemili South local government area of Anambra State.
The young police officer whose parent are based in Lagos had already purchased the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB form for him to study in the University, but decided to join the police force due to his love and passion to serve Nigeria and humanity.
It was gathered that the young police officer who just passed out from Police College, Oji River in Enugu State in December, 2022 and posted to Awada Police Station as his first duty post had not received his first salary as a police officer before the unfortunate incident which took his life.
It was a tragic scene as the deceased was committed to mother earth as tears flowed irresistibly from family members, friends and colleagues. Officers of Nigeria Police Force were equally on ground to pay their final respect to one of their fallen colleagues.
Speaking on behalf of the Police, Inspector Fide Utoku attached to Anambra State Police Command consoled the family of the family and regretted the unfortunate incident that led to the death of the young police officer. Stating that Police is known for peace, Inspector Utoku wondered why police stations and officers would always be attacked..