Monday, May 18, 2020

62-year-old Woman Die While Struggling For COVID-19 Palliative In Rivers

A 62-year-old woman, identified as Mrs. Florence Onuobodo die in Rivers state while struggling for COVOD-19 palliative shared by the state government.

62-year-old Woman Die While Struggling For COVID-19 Palliative In Rivers

The woman arrived at the scene of the incident in Elele Kingdom, Ikwerre Local Government Area of the State, with the hope to receive the palliatives.

However, due to impatience on the part of some other citizens, a stampede ensued and she was trampled upon by people who were also struggling to collect the food items

While confirming the incident, Emmanuel Amadi, a counsellor representing Elele, ward 4, at Ikwerre LGA Legislative Assembly, said it was unfortunate that the deceased died at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital where she was rushed to.

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