Yesterday, it was reported that former Director-General of the Imo Broadcasting Corporation (IBC), Theophilus Okere, allegedly stabbed his wife to death.
A member of his family has finally reacted, speaking on why he did it.
Recall that it was reported that Okere killed his wife at Imerienwe community in the Ngor-Okpala Local Government Area of Imo.
The suspect, 82, fled the scene after the act on his wife of 59 years, Beatrice.
The 70-year-old woman was a retiree of the Imo State Polytechnic in Umuagwo.
According to the family source, Okere had been suffering from dementia.
The source said that the family had been managing the former IBC boss’s condition for some time.
“Even today that he stabbed his wife to death, when he was asked why he did it, he responded that his wife was still sleeping.
“The other Sunday, Okere went to church and said that his car was missing when in fact the car was parked in his compound,” it added.