The Anambra regime has founded a six-member panel to research the explanation for the accident involving a tanker and different vehicles at the ever-busy higher Iweka Road in Onitsha.
Naija News learnt that the Commissioner for data and Public Enlightenment, adult male C-Don Adinuba, declared this during a statement issued in Awka on Th.
Ghastly Tanker Accident That Have Happened In Onitsha within the Past Decade.
1. ninth October 2009 – a minimum of seventy folks were burnt to death in Umunya, Anambra State once a fuel tanker exploded setting hearth to 5 packed mini buses as well as a loaded double-decker. pic.twitter.com/Cjzz5aIbcY
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Adinuba same that the committee was expected to form recommendations on a way to forestall a repeat and had one week to submit its report.
He same that the panel, headed by the Commissioner for Transport, comprised the Commissioner for Health, Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice and military officer of the state traffic management agency.
Others enclosed the world military officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps and a representative of the state police command.
The commissioner expressed government’s regrets over the incident, whereas commiserating the families of the victims of the mishap.
He stated, “The Anambra regime has noted with profound unhappiness the accident that occurred around four p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, at higher Iweka Road, Onitsha.”
According to him, the accident claimed a minimum of seven persons, feat fourteen others with numerous degrees of injuries.
He noted that the tanker was full with thirty three,000 litres of hydrocarbon, adding that the casualty figure would are higher, if the govt failed to ban hawking and street commercialism within the space.
He same that Gov. Willie Obiano had directed that the survivors be the most effective medical attention with a promise that government would foot the bill.
Because government didn’t fix your drawback doesn’t mean he’s not operating and therefore the incontrovertible fact that he fastened yours doesn’t mean he’s the most effective.No one will do everything whether or not given unlimited time once they aren’t God.Even if metallic element federal road, what’s the states trying at?
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