Johnpaul Ngwanganga, president of The Igbo Movie Producers Association of Nigeria (IMPAN) has claimed that actor Emma Buchi was murdered by his personal assistant in Asaba, Delta State.
Qed.ng earlier reported that the decomposing body of the Abia-born actor was found in his apartment.
The spokesperson of the Delta State Police Command, DSP Bright Edafe, who confirmed the incident on Tuesday, July 12, noted that it was a murder case.
Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Enugu, Mr Johnpaul Nwanganga, said a member of the deceased’s family confirmed the murder.
Nwanganga said Buchi was an indigene of the same village in Umuahia as his personal assistant.
According to him, Buchi’s aide murdered the actor in the same apartment in Asaba where they both lived.
He said the decomposing body of the actor was found in his room on Tuesday, July 12, but he had been killed since July 7 by the PA who stole Emma’s belongings leaving only his ceiling fan.
“Information from the deceased family member said the PA’s house in Umuahia has been razed by protesting youths since he escaped,’’ Nwanganga said.