The management of the National Inland Waterways Authority, (NIWA), Lokoja, has commiserated with the Government and people of Anambra state over the fuel tanker explosion which ravaged Onitsha the commercial nerve center of the state.
In a statement by the General Manager, Cooperate Affairs of the Authority, Tayo Fadile, said that the managing Director, Chief George Moghalu as a stakeholder in Anambra was saddened with the unfortunate incident which resulted in colossal lose of lives and property
The statement which reads in part said “on behalf of the Management and Staff of the National Inlan Waterways Authority( NIWA), we wish to commiserate with the people of Onitsha, in particular and Anambra state in general over the unfortunate incident of fuel tanker explosion that resulted in the colossal lose of lives and property.
“The Managing Director of NIWA Chief George Moghalu as a stakehold in Anambra state condole with the affected families and pray such ugly incident will not occur again.
He urged the Anambra state Government to invest more in fire fighting equipment and facilities to safeguard future occurrence.