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My husband is dying, says Okahís wife

Posted by Thenationonlineng.com on 2008/12/25 | Views: 2022 |

My husband is dying, says Okahís wife


Wife of detained Henry Okah, Azuka, yesterday relived her husbandís harrowing experience in detention.

Wife of detained Henry Okah, Azuka, yesterday relived her husbandís harrowing experience in detention.

In a statement last night, she said Okah was being detained in an underground cell in a military barrack. She said he had been in detention since February 4 after his extradition from Angola.

Okah is being tried in camera at a Federal High Court in Jos for alleged treason.

Mrs. Okah said her husband had been refused medical treatment and subjected to inhuman treatment.

His kidney ailment, she added, is deteriorating.

She said: "He could barely get into the court room on the last adjourned date of December 19; he was frail, weak and he vomited all through the night of

December 18. Henry expressed misgivings that he may die in government detention before the next court date of January 23, 2009 if not treated immediately.

"The government urologist recommended urgent surgery for Henry after a series of kidney test."

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Fay(Katy, Texas, US)says...

Actually translates to bravehearted.