Benedeth Chiugo, A 37-year-old nursing mother, is currently in critical condition at the intensive care unit of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, (NAUTH), Nnewi, in Anambra State, after some unidentified attackers bathed her with substance believed to be acid.
According to reports making the rounds, Chiugo was attacked by some unknown persons who rode on a motorcycle and emptied the substance which was in a plastic container, on her before hopping back on the motorcycle and zooming off.
It was also gathered that the cries of the woman attracted her husband who was nearby and she was immediately rushed to the hospital where medical doctors have been busy trying to save her life.
Recounting her ordeal on her hospital bed, Chiugo said that she was standing in front of her shop, scrolling through her phone numbers, when two unknown boys stopped their bike and one of them, emptied a container of acid all over her body.
The men of the Nigerian police at Nnewi Central Police Station, confirmed the incident but said only the state Police Public Relations Officer could reveal more details concerning the attack.
Now this is just wicked! Na wa oo