Akwa Ibom court sentences man with 12 wives, 60 children to death

Akwa Ibom State High Court sitting in Uyo, on Friday, sentenced an 82-year-old Village Head of Efen Ibom, Ika Local Government Area of the State, Chief Essien Matthew Odiong to death by hanging for murder.

The convict, who is married to 12 wives with 60 children, was standing trial on a four count charge of conspiracy, directing unlawful trial…