A younger girl recognized as Blessing Godwin has narrated how she escaped being a sufferer of Uduak Frank Akpan, the prime suspect within the homicide of late Akwa Ibom Job seeker, Iniubong Umoren.
Frank Akpan on Friday confessed to killing Iniubong, claiming they’d consensual intercourse however many Nigerians have dismissed his account, saying it might simply be deduced that she was raped and killed.
In a Fb submit, Godwin defined how Uduak had contacted her after she utilized for a job opening he posted on a website.
In line with her, she was unable to go for the interview as a result of Uduak had not given her suggestions however acquired a name some days later from somebody on social media asking if she had a phone dialog with Uduak.
The younger girl mentioned she was initially confused however received the total thought when she went via an investigative report by Information Wire media.
She wrote, “My Testimony. God has executed me nicely, that’s the reason I do not need to cover it. I’ve come to testify publicly to the Glory of God and to the disgrace of the satan.
“28th April 2021: I used to be attending an Affiliate Advertising and marketing class on a buddy’s WhatsApp standing round 7 pm. The category had been on for about three days. On that day, he taught us about platforms the place affiliate internet marketing thrive and he made point out of Jiji.ng as one of many platforms.
“It is a hyperlink so I clicked on it and it took me to the location. I used to be nonetheless scrolling via once I noticed a job opening at a resort at Delta State. The supply got here with a really engaging wage and lodging too.
“Since I’m unemployed and I used to be nonetheless looking for what to do to maintain the physique and soul collectively. I utilized for the job instantly utilizing my e-mail tackle. I went again to his standing and accomplished the Affiliate Advertising and marketing class for that day.
“29th April 2021: At 1:21pm, I received a name from a quantity which isn’t on my contact listing asking if I’m Blesky Godwin, I instructed him sure, that I’m Blessing Godwin. He corrected me and instructed me that when making use of for one thing official, I ought to use my identify and never some unofficial identify.
“I instantly recalled that I utilized for a job utilizing my e-mail yesterday. I instructed him it appeared that approach on his finish as a result of I used my e-mail tackle and that’s my e-mail username. He mentioned it was okay.
“He requested if I used to be good with pc, I instructed him that ‘I attempt’. He mentioned okay, that there’s a farm alongside Airport Street that wants a secretary for quick employment and he requested if I used to be . I instructed him sure and he requested if I might meet him at Airport Street instantly.
“I instructed him it wasn’t doable as a result of I used to be at Ibeno which is sort of removed from Uyo, he mentioned he knew. I requested if we might reschedule the assembly for one more day, and he obliged.
“He mentioned I ought to ship my CV to him on WhatsApp and I ought to save his quantity as Ezekiel. After the decision ended, I saved his quantity as ‘Ezekiel Job’ on my cellphone then I went to ahead my CV from my e-mail to WhatsApp however I could not. I instructed him I could not ahead it to WhatsApp that he ought to ship his e-mail tackle to me so I might ship it to his mail which he did and I forwarded my CV to him.
“I chatted him up and requested if he had seen it, he mentioned no after which I despatched it once more and requested him for the second time which he mentioned he had. After some time, I did not hear from him once more, so I chatted him up. I typed ‘Hi there’ and I instructed him that he hasn’t mentioned something since I forwarded the CV to him. He didn’t reply once more. I need to imagine that by this time, Ini Umoren will need to have arrived the venue and he was most likely ‘busy’ making an attempt to finish her life.
“Since that day, I did not hear from him once more and as God would have it, I completely forgot about him and his secretary job. On that very same day, I had the robust urge to reward God. I did not know what for (I am not saying there must be a motive earlier than we are able to reward God). The sensation was so robust. I simply went on my WhatsApp and typed…’Jesus loves me. However the issue is I do not know why.’
“On the subsequent slide, I typed… ’God why, why are you so conscious of small me?’ ‘I’m undeserving of your love in each which means of the phrase undeserving however but you continue to select to like me’. ‘Thanks Lord for Loving me the way in which you do’. Sincerely, I felt the urge to worship God, I felt He did one thing actually large for me however I did not know what it was.
“My buddy, Lucky Marvie even needed to ask me to share the testimony, of which I instructed her I did not have any but however she can be the primary to know as soon as it occurred.
“On 11th Might 2021, I acquired a name from a buddy asking me if the man that raped and killed Ini Umoren referred to as me. I used to be offended and baffled on the similar time as a result of I did not perceive why he would ask me if a assassin referred to as me.
“I requested him why he requested that, he mentioned he noticed an investigative information report on Fb that contained my identify as one of many individuals the Uduak man referred to as. I requested him if I used to be the one Blessing Godwin in Nigeria. He requested if I do not bear in mind receiving any name from somebody like that on 29th April.
“Slowly, I started remembering that somebody invited me for an interview at Airport Street however i wasn’t positive of the date, so I instructed him it is likely to be him or not. He instructed me the Uduak man referred to as me after he spoke to Ini Umoren. He additionally talked about the time and the minutes we talked for. Mehnnnnnn I used to be scared. I instructed him I might affirm from my name listing. We ended the decision on a pleasant be aware.
“Presently, I did not bear in mind the identify he (the interview man) gave me, so I randomly scrolled all the way down to my name listing until I received to 29th April and I noticed Ezekiel job then I remembered he requested me to save lots of his identify as Ezekiel.
“I used to be nonetheless in shock making an attempt to course of all the knowledge once I acquired a name from one other buddy of mine that instructed me to verify my messenger that he had dropped a hyperlink to a job opening for me, I instructed him okay and went forward to verify it on messenger. I clicked on the hyperlink which led me to Kufre Carter’s timeline.
“As I scrolled down, I noticed the submit which my identify was talked about proper below the job opening submit. I deserted the job opening submit and browse the one which carried my identify. It was there I realised that the Uduak man is similar Ezekiel that referred to as me for the job interview.
“The quantity on the submit was the identical quantity that referred to as me that afternoon. The date he referred to as was the identical as within the submit. The time he referred to as was the identical as within the submit. The minutes we spoke for was the identical as within the submit.
“Males and brethren I could not assist however shed sizzling tears. My ideas travelled far and huge. All I did was to think about what would have develop into of me if I had gone for the interview.
“Possibly it will have been Justice for Ini and Justice for Blessing. How would my mother and father take the information? How would my siblings take the information? How would my mates take the information? How would my enemies take the information? I shed sizzling tears.
”Then once more, I imagined, simply possibly, if he had succeeded in raping and killing Ini with out the buddy elevating an alarm and his evil being uncovered, I might have actually been the subsequent sufferer. He would have most likely referred to as me up the subsequent week and I might go as a result of I would like a job and that will have been the top of me.
“All I can do proper now could be to thank God. I do not solely need to thank Him in personal however I need to thank Him in public. I do not know what would have develop into of me if God did not present up within the state of affairs. Thanks for loving me the way in which you do. Even in my unfaithfulness, you continue to select to like me, thanks Lord.
“I do not deserve this love however but you continue to love me. Thanks Lord. I’m grateful. I do not take this with no consideration, Lord. Thanks Jesus. Please if I ever imply something to do, assist me thank God for my life.
“Ini Umoren was simply an harmless woman in search of a job. She did not deserve rape and homicide as a reward for her job search. I pray that God grant her household the fortitude to bear this nice loss. Relaxation in Peace Ini-Obong.”