The Central Regional Minister, Justina Marigold Assan has given assurance of government’s commitment to seek justice for the family of the 10-year-old boy who was allegedly killed by two teenagers for rituals.
She indicated that the family will receive the body of the deceased today, to pave the way for the necessary arrangements for burial.
She added, “We [authorities] cannot sit aloof for people to continue taking lives like that.”
During the Central Regional Minister’s visit to commiserate with the grieving family she extended the condolence of the President as well.
“On behalf of the President, we came this afternoon to see the family, to wish them well, to send the President’s condolence message to them.”
Madam Assan also assured the bereaved family of government’s commitment to support them in any way possible.
Commenting on the tragic occurrence, she said “It is quite unfortunate to have a situation like this where our own young children can take somebody’s life it’s so mind-boggling can’t just understand the motive behind what they did even the courage they got to do what they did. It’s very unfortunate.”