Abia Pipeline Explosion Victims receives N10million grant from Atiku


The families of victims of the pipeline explosion in Umuimo and Umuaduru communities in Osisioma Local Government have been wiped off their tears as the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party donated N10 Million to the Abia State government to console them.


The delegate of the Atiku Campaign Organization headed by the Vice Presidential candidate of the PDP, Mr Obi Peter, felt sober with the people and government of the State over the sad pipeline explosion.


The delegates, who donated the money on behalf of the presidential aspirant, Atiku, visited the affected communities.

Peter Obi was accompanied by Abia State governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, and other officials of the state.

Obi mourn the loss of lives as a result of the explosion, stating that the incident should raise the red flag for proper safety measures along all pipeline beds across the country.

The Speaker, Abia House of Assembly, Mr Kalu Chikwendu, had earlier said that the State Government would probe the Oct. 12 oil pipeline explosion that claimed some lives and property in the state in which nothing less than 24 individuals lost their lives in the explosion that occured at Umuaduru and Umuimo villages in the area.