Flood: Boy Excapes Death In Awka


An unidentified boy in his early twenties escaped death by the whiskers at Eke Awka market during the heavy rain yesterday .

According to our correspondents Success Odoemena and Queen Anigbogu, the boy was trying to cross a gutter when he missed his steps and slipped into the gutter and nearly got drowned but for the quick intervention of passersby who came to his recue .

At the Zik Avenue, the flood was so much that a good number of vehicles got stuck in the water .

Some people who spoke on the situation, said that issue of flooding on the roads has remained yearly occurrence which needs urgent intervention to save lives and property of the citizenry as well as maintain the capital status of Awka.

Some motorists also seized the opportunity to hike transport fare by fifty percent .


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