The Management of De Choice Fast-Food Limited has vowed to dedicate ourselves to building a brighter and more inclusive future for all in memory of slain staff Izuchukwu Mbakwe who was killed by an officer of the Abia State Vigilante Service on Sunday.
Calling for calm, the management stated that the horrible incident which occurred at one of it’s outlet located along Bank Road in Umuahia, Abia State will not escape the full wrath of the law.
In a press release made available to All Facts Newspaper on Tuesday, it stated that the death of Izuchukwu Mbakwe was solely the action of the Abia State Vigilante Service Officer who was as at that time attached to their outlet and has been handed over to the Nigeria Police for investigation.
The management posited that they never at any time authorized the Abia State Vigilante Service Officer to shoot and that they are extremely shocked and devastated by the horrible turn of event.
“Our organization is in no way connected to or responsible for the actions of this individual. We are committed to peace, unity, and the betterment of our community, and we strongly condemn any form of violence that threatens the safety and well-being of its members”.
“We are grateful to the law enforcement agencies for their swift action in apprehending the vigilante group member responsible for this and we have full faith that justice will be served. We extend our deepest appreciation to all those who have worked tirelessly to ensure the safety of our
“Let us stand united and honour the life of our dear colleague. Let us be guided by love, empathy, and a commitment to creating a world where understanding and compassion triumph over hatred and violence”.
“In memory of our fallen colleague, we vow to dedicate ourselves to building a brighter and more inclusive future for all. May we be inspired by this tragic event amongst others in our beloved country to strive for a better world where everyone can thrive without fear” they concluded.
Recall that in the past year, Abia State Vigilante officers have been involved in various unprofessional activities which greatly question their professionalism and training.
Within this year in question, a Vigilante Officer by the name of Okorie Chukwuma allegedly killed and stole the Venza Car of his boss Mr. Enyinnaya Ogbonn, a businessman based in the United States of America, but returned home to invest in Nigeria and was building a gas station at Ahaba in Isuikwuato LGA of Abia State.