Three more COVID-19 deaths have been recorded in Lagos state, just as 21 more patients have been discharged in Isolation centers. The state Ministry for Health disclosed this via its Twitter handle on Saturday evening. This brings to 50 the number of COVID-19 deaths in Lagos. The Ministry also […]
The tragic fire incident at Ochanja market in Onitsha which destroyed properties and also claimed lives yesterday October 16, is reportedly still on this morning October 17. Eyewitnesses alleged that the state government couldn't provide a fire truck and had to borrow from the Delta State Government. The borrowed fire truck reportedly didn't come with enough water which is why there is still fire at the market this morning. It was further gathered that some of the traders who don't believe in putting their money in banks, had some money in their stores which reportedly got burnt after the inferno. An Anambra OAP, Gwen Divy Ifeson who reacted to the incident shared a photo of the budget allocation to Anambra Fire Service from 2013 till date. She wrote; This is the budget of Anambra State Fire service since 2013 till date.Dear Anambraians,They must tell us what these monies were used for.None of the fire service team in Onitsha had water nor good tyre.In 2016 when such inferno happened at the same spot the government gave lots of promises. We no longer want bed promises we want a proactive measure to be put in place this time.We must get it right Here is a video from the market this morning; View this post on Instagram Some parts of #Ochanja Market in #Onitsha which was razed down by fire after a fuel tanker explosion yesterday October 16, is allegedly still on fire today October 17…. Eyewitnesses alleged that the Anambra state government couldn’t provide a fire truck and had to borrow from the Delta State Government which didn’t come with enough water A post shared by Lindaikejiblog (@lindaikejiblogofficial) on Oct 17, 2019 at 2:37am PDTThe post Tanker explosion: Some parts of Ochanja market in Onitsha is still on fire this morning (video) appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.