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Stella Oduah 'She hasn't told me my son is dead,' Fmr. minister's ex-husband laments

Etoromi said he read about his son's death in the newspapers. He insists his son must be buried in Warri, and not Akili Ozizor, Anambra, Stella's hometown.

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The ex-husband of Stella Oduah, a former minister of Aviation, Retired Lt.-Col. Satchie Etoromi, has accused the his ex-wife of not informing him about the death of their son, Maxwell Etoromi.

Maxwell, 28, died on August 26, 2016, after a brief illness.

Etoromi, who hails from Delta, told newsmen in Warri, on Wednesday, August 31, that he wants the remains of his son to be buried in Warri.

He said: ''I have sent a delegation to his royal majesty, the Igwe of Akili Ozizor, Ogbaru, in Anambra to express my sadness over the death of my son and how I was treated by Stella.

''I read about the death of my son in the newspaper, I was not informed by Stella that my son that was delivered on 14th March, 1988, in St. Mary`s Hospital, Ugboroke, Warri, is dead.

''So, I have sent a letter calling Stella, my ex-wife, to bring my son, who was under her custody, to me for burial in Warri.

"His Royal Highness Igwe Oduah 1, betrothed Stella Oduah to me on 18th November, 1984, in Akili Ozizor.

''We married on the 16th of December, 1984, in His Highness` Palace in Akili Ozizor, after the payment of dowry and exchange of gifts.

"We were taken to Nde-Mili where we performed the final rites.

''Till now, Stella has not told me my son in her custody is dead.

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Reports, however, said plans are underway for the deceased to be buried in Akili Ozizor, Anambra, but Etoromi insists his body must be brought to Warri.

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