Aba Auto Crash: Prof Ibe Laments Lose Of Lives At Ahia Udele Market, Raises Hat For Abia Government

Aba Auto Crash: Prof Ibe Laments Lose Of Lives At Ahia Udele Market, Raises Hat For Abia Government

Sequel to the recent tragic auto crash at Aba Abattoir/Ahia Udele Market Aba, which led to the death of four persons, Chancellor of Gregory University Uturu, Prof Gregory Ibe has consoled the government and people of Abia state over the loss, praying that affliction should not rise a second time.

Lamenting the avoidable loss of irreplaceable Abia lives in such a gruesome manner, Prof Ibe particularly condoled with families that those that lost their members during the unfortunate incident.

According to the renowned academic entrepreneur, “I was really pained to hear the sad news of the avoidable death of some industrious and enterprising Abians who had gone to Ahia Udele Market to hustle in order to provide for their families”.

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While praying for the repose of the souls of the victims of this unsavory disaster and quick recovery the injured, he added, “I wish to enjoin my brothers and sisters who lost their siblings to bear their loss with equanimity”.

Commending Governor Okezie Ikpeazu for his quick response on learning of the incident, Ibe however urged the Abia state government to find lasting solutions to the menace of heavy duty vehicles ramming into markets and shops in Aba and people traders in the process.

He suggested the promulgation of laws that will regulate the movement of heavy duty vehicles especially during busy periods, in addition to the construction of traffic medians to protect busy market regions.

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He therefore prayed God to continue to sustain the bereaved families by covering them with His shield of divine protection and strong defence over Abia state.

It will be recalled that four persons were reportedly killed while many others were injured when a heavy duty truck laden with a forty feet container rammed into the busy Ahia Udele Market in Aba on Thursday morning.

Uche Nwosu is a two time Shell Petroleum PLC award winner in the year 2000;
He won the Shell Award on Investigative Journalism and Environmental Cleanliness.

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