This woman has finally been confirmed dead after she was attacked with acid a few days ago
died on Tuesday, November 10, at the Federal Medical Centre, Markudi,
where she was receiving treatment for first degree burn.
Her name was Ladi Moses, 27,
a resident of the old Nigerian Prison Service Yard, Wadata, Makurdi was
attacked with acid by a young man suspected to be a
We heard that her supposed boyfriend, popularly known as
Baba, called her out of the house, saying he had something to discuss
with her.” an eyewitness revealed.
“When the lady approached him, Baba removed a bottle, containing
substance suspected to be acid, from his pocket and poured it on the
lady, who screamed and fell. As neighbours trooped out to see what was
happening, Baba fled. The vigilante group in the area mounted a search
for him. He was eventually caught at one of the motor parks in town,
when he was about boarding a taxi out of Makurdi.” he added
The suspect was subsequently handed over to the police at ‘A’
Division, Wadata, where he is currently being questioned. The Police
Public Relations Officer, Matthew Oku, who confirmed the attack, said
the command was yet to receive situation reports from medical doctors
who treated the deceased.