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Family of petty trader killed by DOPT officials laments neglect by Cross River govt

Relatives of the frivolous dealer, Mr. Michael Eyo Essien supposedly killed by Cross River DOPT authorities, have shouted out that they are yet to be helped by the administration, even as the four-month pregnant widow, Mrs. Mary Michael Eyo Essien, is currently genuinely wiped out.

More youthful sibling of the expired, who addressed GISTOK for the benefit of the family on the telephone on Saturday, regretted that over seven days after DOPT agents supposedly killed his sibling, no one from the government has visited them.

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“We don’t have the foggiest idea what to do once more since our sibling and child was killed, no one from government or DOPT came and reassured us, it’s hard for the youngsters to eat toward the beginning of today (Saturday), they tasted care.

“The spouse of my sibling is wiped out, no restorative consideration. She expected to have gone to the medical clinic for her normal examination. However, there is no cash, the spouse who is my sibling accepting he is alive, would have given her cash for the facility,” he regretted.

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About the gossip of the demise of the spouse of the perished, he stated, “I have recently gone out, she isn’t dead, the individuals who need her dead, amazing her” he reviled, taking note of that “however she is debilitated, yet not dead” and argued that administration and individuals of the state ought to stretch out hands of association to them.

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Tragically, the landowner recently Michael’s living arrangement at 22 Edibe Street, in Calabar South, has taken steps to discharge the family as the lease paid by the late Michael has nearly lapsed.

Review that GISTOK had a selective meeting with the spouse of the expired where she mourned the passing of her better half and conditions encompassing the death.