Scores die in Anambra boat mishap


Anambra State Governor, Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, CFR has sympathized with the families of persons involved in the boat mishap that occurred in Umunnankwo Community in Ogbaru Council Area.

It was gathered that tens of people are still unaccounted for in the unfortunate incident, though the search is still ongoing.

However, reports have it that the boat occupants were on their way to Nkwo Ogbakuba when it capsized by Umunankwo Ossomala Bridge and over 10 persons drowned.

“This development is still a shock to the government and good people of Anambra State. I sympathize with the families of people involved.” Governor Soludo said

While regretting the unfortunate incident, Governor Soludo further stated that several interventions have been sent by the government to various IDP camps within the State.

He assured that government will continue to do its best to reduce the negative effects of the flood disaster.