Ochanja Market Explosion: What we’ll do to the firefighters for failing to put out fire – Gov Obiano.

Anambra State, Governor Willie Obiano.

Governor Willie Obiano has stated that the activities of firefighters in Onitsha will be probed due to the fire outbreak caused by a tanker that fell at Ochanja Market in Anambra State.

The governor who spoke through the Commissioner for Information and public enlightenment, Mr. C Don Adinuba, said the firefighters would be probed to know why they were not able to put out the fire.

The release read, Governor Willie Obiano expresses sympathy to the families of a woman and a child burnt to death in a truck accident in Onitsha. The fire also razed structures, including shops, on Upper Iweka Road, Onitsha.

Governor Obiano has directed owners of properties affected by the tragic accident, including shop owners, to report at the Conference Room of the Secretary to the State Government on Monday, October 21, 2019, see how the Anambra State Government can assist them.

“A panel will be set up immediately to determine the cause of the accident, why the firemen could not put out the fire and how the condition of the victims can be ameliorated.”

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