By Simeon OSAJIE
The Executive Chairman of Etsako East Local Government, Hon. (Princess) Benedicta Attoh has sent her deepest condolences to the families of those that died in a fatal road accident on the Ewo Market road in Okpella Etsako East Local Government Area.
Hon. Attoh who has already made efforts in reaching out to the relevant agencies, called on the medical personnel handling the cases of the survivors to intensify efforts to save their lives.
In a condolence message signed on her behalf by the Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Benjamin Atu, sympathized with the families of the victims as well as the people of Okpella Community on the tragic incident.
She particularly commiserated with the people of the communities where the wounded and dead hailed from.
According to her, “It is with a deep sense of sorrow that I commiserate with the families of those that lost their lives in a fatal motor accident along the Ewo Market Road in Okpella.
“Indeed, their deaths have caused great sorrow for their families. I wish to let the families of the victims know that our thoughts and prayers are with them in this moment of grief. It is not the will of God that we die before our time, but when something like this happens, nobody can question God”.
The council chairman said their untimely death has undoubtedly caused great pain to their families and prayed that such tragedy will never occur again.
She however prayed to God to grant the families and loved ones the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss while their souls rest in peace.
It would be recalled that an incident was said to have occurred yesterday Monday, September 25, 2023 after a trailer coming from Okene axis had a brake failure thereby crashed into a Toyota Bus killing several persons with several corpses taken to the mortuary while others are in critical condition.