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Ochanja Market Fire: Governor Obiano gives out over 100 Million naira to Victims

Says “No amount of money can bring back the dead or commensurate the property they lost but Anambra state Government will do its best”

Government of Anambra State has distributed cheques worth over One hundred million naira to victims of the Ochanja market fire disaster.

Governor Willie Obiano performed the function at the Governor’s Lodge, Amawbia today Wednesday, 20th November 2019.

The victims totalling over seven hundred (700) are mainly shop owners who lost their wares to the inferno.

Secretary to the state government, Professor Solo Chukwulobelu, Commissioner for Trade and Commerce, Mr Uchenna Okafor, Specail Adviser to the Governor on Political matters, Chief Ifeatu Obiokoye, Chief Titus Anagbogu, Anambra-born Nollywood actor Zuby Michael, Ochanja market Executives, among others, attended the event.

Out of the total number, ten were hospitalized after the disaster while six persons lost their lives.

One million naira was given to next of kin of the deceased, while five hundred thousand naira was given to the two people that broke their legs, as well as payment of their hospital bills.

Governor Obiano stressed that the compensation is purely from Anambra State government irrespective of party, religious, tribe inclination and called on well meaning individuals, to help the victims as well.

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