The Nigeria Bar Association has expressed its sadness over the death of one of its members, Odera Onumajulu, who was shot dead by kidnappers.
Onumajulu before her death was a customary court inspector in Owerri but died as a result of gunshot injuries during a kidnap attack.
The Owerri branch of the Nigeria Bar Association confirmed the death of the lawyer to PUNCH Metro on Thursday.
The gunmen who kidnapped her in front of her house shot her before letting her go
The Secretary of the NBA, Owerri branch, Chinedu Agu, said the branch was saddened by the death of the female lawyer.
He said, “Before the ugly incident, Onumajulu was a customary court inspector attached to the Customary Court of Appeal and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2016.
“It is very sad how another colleague has become a victim in the ravaging insecurity in Imo.”