Onitsha residents are appealing to state Governor Willie Obiano to begin the process of covering all the wide gutters /Drainage built by State government after 17 people drowned inside drainage following the Sunday heavy down pour.
some of the residents indigenes who took to various social media to react says when raining season is yet to come down for the year maybe before the month of August we may be counting from a million upward before they will tackle the problem. AN EYE WITNESS said ”I saw them yesterday when I was coming back from Asaba, the driver was already dead it happened towards okpoko junction / Coke bridge head they fell inside that big culvert that leads to River Niger during that heavy rain that fall on Sunday night. Another eye witness said she is not sure they Are up to 17? Well all I know is passengers in a hummer bus died and only one old woman survived. She was also holding her bible. Along Lagos park by electronics that big gutter not fake news i was there as eyes witness only one person come up half dead.
Onitsha with their big big gutter. First time I visited there, I was so afraid