Well, the death of Ruth Matete’s Nigerian husband, Pastor John Apewajowe is still being surrounded by a lot of controversy from all corners. Apewajowe died early this after a tragic gas accident.
Now fresh details emerging has it that, the late did not want his immediate family members back in Nigeria to be informed about his burn injuries
Robert Odanga, Ruth Matete’s lawyer informed the Sunday Nation that, the late wanted the gas explosion incident to be a secret and never be revealed to his family back in Nigeria. He (deceased) feared that revealing the accident would have really worried his Nigerian family.
“He requested her not to tell his family what happened because he did not want them to get worried”. Odanga said.
Odanga also added that, the late was in constant communication with his Nigerian family and that he even talked to his brother within the fast week of the gas incident where he assured them that he would recover.
“In his first week in the hospital, he video-called his brother to assure the family that he was on the road to recovery. That was before his wounds became septic and his kidney’s started failing”. Odanga told Sunday Nation.
Unfortunately, John could not survive and later died on the 11th of April. According to Lawyer Odanga, his family was immediately informed about his death.
“They were aptly informed when he died,” The layer said
The Athi River DCI head, Vincent Korir has further retaliated that no charges will be filed against Ruth Matete until postmortem has been conducted and results tabled.
In the meantime, the Nigerian High Commission has since stopped the postmortem exercise after allegations emerged that the singer might have been involved in the pastor’s death.
A postmortem exercise is scheduled for today, 21st April, with the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority to submit a report which will determine the pastor’s death.