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Nigerians have taken to the micro-blogging site, Twitter, to berate Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State over the fire accident at the Ochanja market , the second biggest market in Onitsha.

Naija News had reported earlier that the inferno started when the tanker spilled its product and subsequently ignited the fire outbreak.
Reacting to the tragic incident in a statement on Wednesday evening, Stella Oduah, the senator representing Anambra North Senatorial District at the
Nigerian Senate , commiserated with those who lost properties and their loved ones in the fire accident.

Senator Oduah berated the inability of the Anambra State government led by Governor Willie Obiano to provide fire service stations in the market in case of such emergencies, despite the heavy taxes imposed on traders on a daily basis.

The Anambra North lawmaker called on the state government to ensure that “ preventable incidents like this never rear their ugly heads again.”
”The pictures and video clips of goods and properties burning to ashes with no help in sight is not only disheartening but completely unacceptable and I call on all those collecting funds in the form of various levies from these poor traders to step up their game so as to avert such avoidable disasters in the future, ” the senator said.
Like Senator Oduah, Nigerians also berated Governor Obiano over the incident with some calling on him to resign for what they described as negligence and incompetence.
Naija News captured some of the reactions below…
No fire fighters intervened until the Delta state govt came to the rescue .
@innosonvehicles have fire fighting trucks in ANAMBRA , so why tf can’t ANAMBRA state govt get one from them, only to get help from the neigbouring state.
Disgrace Obiano ❌
— chimdihenry (@Chimdihenry)
October 16, 2019
Henry Shield
Dear Anambra Governor, Willie Obiano, someone will pay dearly for the avoidable deaths that occurred today in #Onitsha .

We have tolerated your irresponsible leadership in Anambra for far too long.
1,558 22:21 - 16 Oct 2019
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Leéwárd Iyké
A cluster city like Onitsha with plenty of markets everywhere, yet no Fire Service.
This is what I've been clamouring years, we don't have a government in Anambra State. Willie Obiano is only concern with his showbiz and nothing else.
33 22:31 - 16 Oct 2019
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~Paschal Chukwuebuka
Public information:
Willie Obiano is not working...

It s a disease, Anambra Government needs recuperate... #onitshafireoutbreak
#OnitshaFire #onitshaonfire
2 22:48 - 16 Oct 2019
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Vaal Cee
Willie Obiano could have entered the fire.
That what haters love to say and feel achieved. If you are not an Anambrarian, pls focus on Buhari. Did Notre Dame not catch fire?, Parts of White House nko. Ndi Ara everywhere #OntishaonFire
7 22:56 - 16 Oct 2019
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Obiano is a failure...
This man shouldn’ be the governor by tomorrow
36 23:05 - 16 Oct 2019
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Barely one week after I made a post on how Obiano sold Onitsha fire service compound to himself through a front, comes the inferno that raged on till 10pm and still counting, yet the government is not bothered at all. #OnitshaFire
13 23:28 - 16 Oct 2019
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Aisha Yesufu
This is incompetence and corruption a the highest level.

If Nigeria was a Nation occupied by human beings Governor Willie Obiano would be made to resign tomorrow!
But we have sold our birth rights for fear! twitter.com/Drmuzoic/statu…
BlessedBeyondMeasure @Drmuzoic
Please can someone confirm that this is actually @NGN_FireService budget for Anambra state and yet not a single truck is functional.@Gidi_Traffic
@Coal_City @ConnectEnugu
62 23:46 - 16 Oct 2019
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Unu amaro kam si kwado
As usual, Obiano will go Onitsha most likely tonight or tomorrow with his caricature self, give 10mins talk, the idiots there will clap for him, he will g home and life continues.
Whoever did this thing to us, e no go better for am. Tufia!
68 18:12 - 16 Oct 2019
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Chief Ezekwueche
How much is fire service trucks that Willie Obiano can't be able to facilitate? With all the revenues been generated in Onitsha
22 18:42 - 16 Oct 2019
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Fire started 12p.m in onitsha anambra state, Asaba fire service came in at 4p.m & couldn't help things, as am tweeting (20:49) ochanja is still on SERIOUS Fire and anambra fire service are no where to be found, nobody is sleeping in dis neighbourhood tonight, obiano issa failure
2 20:51 - 16 Oct 2019
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Emma ik Umeh (Tcee )
We have the most useless Gov in anambra state.. The event that happe in Onisha today, shouldn't have happe if we had a serious thinking Gov.. A market like that won't have a working service truck. Obiano is just
11 21:09 - 16 Oct 2019
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Chief Ezekwueche
Willie Obiano escapes this one
StatiSense @StatiSense
States that are not remitting Pension Contributions (Q3 2019)
Akwa Ibom
Cross river
21:12 - 16 Oct 2019
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Emma ik Umeh (Tcee )
God bless delta State and Governor Okowa for salvaging the situation tod Onisha.
Anambra State does not have a firefighting truck .
Willie Obiano is a failure.

69 21:13 - 16 Oct 2019
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Am so sad with the tragedy that happened it was a conflaguration in Onitsha , it show that Willie obiano is a laggards and a debilitates governor for the state fire service not able to respond in time ...... #PrayForOnitsha
21:27 - 16 Oct 2019
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Innoson( IVM) produces firefighting trucks in Anambra but Anambra State government doesn’t have a firefighting truck.
The inferno in Onitsha started and ended without any intervention. #PrayForOnitsha
Obiano is a failure.

source:-naija news.com
Nigerians Roast Obiano Over Onitsha Tanker Explosion(photo - Entertainment & Celebrities

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