Upper Iweka/Ochanja Fire outbreak a monumental loss to Igbos – CCN

Onitsha Explosion

The Christian Council of Nigeria, Anambra state has sympathize with Iweka/Ochanja market was a monumental loss to the Igbo people and the nation in entirety.

Onitsha Fire
Onitsha Fire

In a statement signed and released by State Chairman CCN, Rt. Rev Dr. Owen Nwokolo “We sympathize with the families of those who lost their loved ones and properties.

“It is quite painful and heart breaking that in a time like this, when the economy of the nation is in quagmire that such economic loss will happen. However, we trust God our great comforter to console those who are in severe pain in a time like this. May He console all in Jesus name.

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“More so, the subsequent fuel tanker fire outbreak around Omagba express way on Thursday 17the October, is condemnable and we console with those lost their properties as a result of the fire.


“We call on State government and government agencies to rise up to forestall such occurrence in the future by making sure that proper measures are put in place.


Also, we call on federal/state government and other spirited individuals to rise and support those who are in great pains as a result of this fire.