The Anambra state Commissioner for Health, Doctor Lawrence Ikeakor has called for patient as autopsy has been carried on 8 of the mysteries floating bodies found in Ezu River.
Correspondent Onuora Aninwobodo reports that the Commissioner said the number has risen to nineteen bodies and assured that all will be exhumed from their present grave which is the bank of the River to a befitting burial place.
The Commissioner explaining the process taken by Anambra state Government in ensuring that the cause of death of the now mysterious bodies are unraveled, said that autopsy were carried out on eight of the dead bodies.
Doctor Ikeakor said one other body was found, while four exhumed for the exercise, which he said was done by a police pathologist and two from Nnamdi Azikiwe Teaching Hospital Nnewi. He went on to say that the exercise was carried out in Awka, while the police pathologist has left for Benin with the sample for toxicology study
On the fate of the remaining corpses buried at the bank of the River, the Commissioner for Health said they will all be exhumed and buried at a befitting resting place.
The former Chief Medical Director of Anambra state University Teaching Hospital, Amaku called for patient as he said that no one can assume the cause of these peoples death for now.
It is imperative to note that the Commissioner for Health said the result of the exercise will be made public, but assured that the autopsy must be done in globally accepted standard.