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Gov.Fubara, Rivers CP, DSS Director Visits Scene of Eleme inferno. Over 70 Cars Burnt, 4 Dead. (Video)

Gov.Fubara, Rivers CP, DSS Director Visits Scene of Eleme inferno. Over 70 Cars Burnt, 4 Dead. (Video)

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The rivers State Governor Siminalayi Fubara accompanied by the State Commissioner of Police, CP Olatunji Disu and Director of State Security Service on Saturday 27h April,2024 visited the scene of the fire incident along Eleme East -West road close to Indorama company .

Addressing Journalists at the scene of the incident, Governor Fubara said

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“We are here to see for ourselves to get a first hand report of the incident that happened yesterday about 7:30pm that was caused by a tanker conveying PMS.

“I got the information through the MD of Indorama and I immediately alerted the security agencies to make sure they step in. From what we are seeing this morning it is not a pleasant situation.

“From what I am seeing a huge number of vehicles was destroyed, Souls lost .I have asked the security agencies to give us a full brief so that we can come into the situation fully by seeing how much we can support the families who are bereaved and how we can cushion the loss which is no fault of theirs.

“We all know the situation of this road. Is really really unfortunate.

Most of our people when plying this road should ply with caution .I believe strongly that this situation would have been avoided if the motorists have behaved properly.

“It is late.This is situation we find ourselves.We will see how much we can control it”.

Earlier in a statement released by the Public Relations Officer of Rivers State Police Command, SP Grace Iringe Koko said seventy cars were burnt while four persons including a pregant woman are confirmed death.
Meanwhile security agents are on ground to maintain law and order.

 

 

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