The senator representing Delta North senatorial district, Delta State, in a statement on Tuesday shared via his social media handles revealed that he hopes to introduce a law to make autopsy mandatory nationwide and to be carried out before anyone is buried in Nigeria.
Nwoko who said the circumstances and the cause of Mohbad’s death should not be left to speculations also called on the police and Department of State Services, DSS, to wade into the matter with immediate effect.
He wrote, “The unfortunate and untimely death of mohbad has raised many issues that should be addressed promptly. The circumstances of his death and the cause of death should not be left to speculations.
“The police and the DSS should wade in immediately but more importantly, the state government should order for an autopsy report without further formalities. This should have been done and report to the station for clearance before he was buried.
“As a matter of fact I hope to introduce a bill that will make it mandatory nation wide for an autopsy to be done within a specific time before anyone is buried and the cost. of such reports must be paid by the governments. (Local governments and states)
“The cause of death of anyone should not be left to the wild imaginations of people. The innocent should be protected and the guilty punished. Situations like this gives rise to new laws for the good governance of the country.”
See Screenshot of his post on Instagram below: