Onitsha Fire Disaster: Johnbosco Bemoans Loss
APC chieftain and philantrophist, Engineer Johnbosco Onunkwo has described the recent fire disaster at the Onitsha market as a loss to many and has urged the State Government to be more proactive when it comes to issues that affects the people, moat especially traders.
The Umuchu born Philantropist stated this when he visited the Ochanja Market which had recently suffered a devastating fire outbreak on Wednesday which consumed lives and property worth millions of Naira.
Engineer Onunkwo who was moved to tears by the level of devastation urged the people to bear the loss with stoic fortitude.
Prior to the visit, he had earlier visited some of the victims at the Toronto Hospital, Onitsha, where he sympathised with the victims.
“I am at a loss with the level of destruction that i have witnessed here, i want to state that with what i have sren, the media stories and coverage did not report half of what happened here, this is an unmitigated disaster.
I must however urge the State Government led by Govenor Willie Obiano to be more proactive in such matters. The state government should begin to adapt to Health Safety Environment practices, this would have helped the situation much.
Engineer Johnbosco later donated some amount of cash and numver.of relief items to the leadership of the market.
Accompanying him were a number of APC Chieftains and also second runner up for the Big Brother Naija 2019 edition, Frodd.