Lizzie Ekpendu, the Comptroller of the female section of Nigerian Prisons Kirikiri, Lagos, has been redeployed following the outrage trailing the beauty pageant won by Chidinma Ojukwu, the suspected murderer of Super TV CEO, Usifo Micheal Ataga.
Lizzie Ekpendu Redeployed Over Chidinma Ojukwu
KanyiDaily had reported that Chidimma, the suspected killer of Ataga, was crowned “Miss Cell 2022”, on March 8, at a beauty contest organized by the prison authorities to mark the 2022 International Women’s Day. International Women’s Day.
The contest generated mixed reactions across the country with some people arguing that the pageant was inappropriate for a suspect facing a murder trial while others argued that the prison authority reserved the right to conduct the pageant of all inmates.
Following the uproar generated over the beauty pageant, a source told Vanguard that the comptroller of the female prisons, Mrs Ekpendu, was redeployed last week to the Lagos Command Headquarters, Alagbon, Ikoyi.
The source said, “I can confirm to you that Mrs Ekpendu, the Comptroller of Kirikiri Female Prison has been redeployed to the Lagos Command Headquarters, Ikoyi. She has been replaced by another senior female officer.”
KanyiDaily had reported how Micheal Usifo Ataga was allegedly murdered by side chick, Chidimma Ojukwu, who withdrew millions from his bank account after his death.