Security Guard Kills Former Director Of Admin University Of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital
University of Port Harcourt teaching hospital, a former Director of Administration at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH), Mrs. Boma Amaomu-Jumbo, has been reportedly murdered by her former security guard, John Danjuma, from Nasarawa State, on Tuesday, May 9, 2023 at her residence in G.R.A, Port Harcourt. The deceased was from Bonny, Rivers State.
According to an account given by a legal practitioner, Mr. Dolapo Tella Attoni, the assailant who has been granted bail on a theft case instituted against him in a Magistrate Court by his former employer, decided to eliminate her in order to prevent her from testifying against him in court on that day.
Dolapo Tella Attoni, who is an in-law to the deceased, alleged that the suspect also killed the lady who recommended him to Mrs. Boma Amaomu-Jumbo for employment.
This is how Dolapo Tella Attoni narrated the story:
“I left a murder scene at about 11pm yesterday for the mortuary.
Yesterday, an inlaw of mine was murdered by her former security guard who was already standing trial in respect of theft of her properties including cash.
She was to testify against him in court this morning.”
Soon after he was granted bail by the Rivers State Magistrate Court hearing the case , he began to plot her elimination.”
So yesterday, he gained access to her resident situate at G.R.A by scaling the fence and squeezing through the guest room toilet of the house to strike.”
Armed with a sharp machete, he lunched a surprise attack striking her neck and head severally.
Earlier same day, the same suspect killed the lady that recommended him to to her ( deceased victim) for employment .”
Unfortunately for him , he was caught this time around while trying to escape with items stolen from the resident and the blood of the victim all over his body. Having been caught at the scene, he has since confessed to committing both murders.”
He is presently held at SCID, PH.
Suspect is from Nasarawa State.”
Another version of the story has it that the murderer had scaled the fence of his victim’s compound to carry out the murder. There were security dogs in the compound, but they did not bark at intruder, having recognized him as the one who had been feeding and taking care of them.
He was said to have spent the night inside the house without the knowledge of the deceased, who he murdered with a knife when she was preparing breakfast in the morning of that fateful day.
It was the new security guard that caught him while he was trying to escape with jewelries and other items he stole from his victim’s room, with blood stains all over his body.
The murderer has confessed to have committed the crime.