Osadebe’s son killed by flood

The recent flood witnessed in some parts of the country, left late highlife singer, Osadebe’s son dead.

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It was gathered that the incident occurred in the evening, and Master Okechukwu Osadebe, late Chief Stephen Osita Osadebe’s son, died after he was swept way by a surging flood at Atani, Ogbaru local government, Anambra state.

Corpse of Master Okechukwu Osadebe was recovered by villagers early this morning, and according to Chairman of Ogbaru Local Government Area, Mr Arinze Awogu the deceased drowned while fetching water with a bucket.

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He told NAN’s correspondent;

“The flood situation in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State has continued to take a turn for the worst and Ogbaru has lost two persons since it started.‘’The latest casualty is a nine-year-old Miss Uzo Benedict Onyebuchukwu, a primary 3 pupil of Light International School, Okoti.

“The father of the victim, Mr. Izuchukwu Uzo told me that his daughter was swept away by the flood as she attempted to fetch water with her bucket.”

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This is coming few days after it was reported that the flood disaster ravaging parts of Anambra claimed the life of a nine-year-old girl, Benedict Uzo in Amiyi, Ogbaru council area of the state.  Mr Arinze Awogu, Chairman of Ogbaru Local Government Area told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday that they drowned while fetching water with a bucket.

He said Benedict’s 11-year-old elder sister who tried to rescue her, almost lost her life too but was quickly rescued by neighbours.

The flood situation in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State has continued to take a turn for the worst and Ogbaru has lost two persons since it started.

“The latest casualty is a nine-year-old Miss Uzo Benedict Onyebuchukwu, a primary 3 pupil of Light International School, Okoti.

“The father of the victim, Mr. Izuchukwu Uzo told me that his daughter was swept away by the flood as she attempted to fetch water with her bucket.”

He said that the council would set up an emergency boss called for a proactive response team to effectively handle emergencies.

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