Connect with us
ANE Scholarship
Categories:
X

General

Traders Suffer Losses As Flood Washes Away Shops In Anambra Market

Published

on

Share this post:

Traders in Relief Market in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State are counting their losses as flood, occasioned by heavy rainfall, washed away shops, electric poles, and cables in the market.

The leadership of the market said at least 30 shops were washed away by a submerging flood, including electric poles, underground cables, water borne pipes, among others after the flood hit the market on Friday.

Caretaker Committee Chairman of the market, Chief David Obidike, disclosed this during a tour of the affected areas while taking members of his executive and newsmen around the portions.

While briefing journalists on their travails, Obidike said: “On one of the nights a few days ago, the chief security officer of the market called me and told me that devastating flood from Awada Area, has carried the market as the flood entered under the Sakamori (drainage) system in the market and uprooted it, thereby wreaking havoc in the market.

“The damages were much, about 10 shops were washed away with the wares in them, the electric armoured cables, big water-borne pipe and telephone cables buried underground were all exhumed and damaged by the flood.

“As I talk now we have not gotten power supply for a month now since the rainy season started, and you can’t make a call, the market is in blackout and traders are using gen sets.

“Our market is now in danger because it is situated in the notorious Upper Iweka axis, these hoodlums can easily come into the market through the damaged portions caused by the erosion menace,” Obidike lamented.

He said the only saving grace of the traders from theft has been that it has a team of dedicated security men.

“I thank God that we have a watertight security outfit and since I assumed office as the chairman nobody has reported that his wares have been looted or stolen,” he said.

He pleaded with the Anambra Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo; the Commissioner for Trade and Commerce, Hon. Obinna Ngonadi; the Federal Government and all the National Assembly members within the Ogbaru Federal Constituency to come to our rescue as the extent of damages done is beyond our financial capability.

“We are making this appeal because if the rain comes again more harm will be done to the market, let alone if the rainy season is over and nothing tangible was done,” he said.


Get More Stories Like This On: Facebook: @AllNaijaEntertainment, Twitter: @AllNaijaEntertainment

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Harry Kane Late Goal Rescues Tottenham From Chelsea
Sports4 hours ago

Harry Kane Late Goal Rescues Tottenham From Chelsea

De Gea
Sports7 hours ago

Man United Still Haunted By Last Season – De Gea

Erik Ten Hag
Sports7 hours ago

I Wanted To Substitute Entire Team At Half-time – Erik ten Hag Speaks on Brentford Defeat

Buhari Next Level
News7 hours ago

Buhari Reappoints Aide

Ronaldo
Sports7 hours ago

Transfer: Milan, Inter offered chance to sign Cristiano Ronaldo

MY LANDLADY story _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories7 hours ago

[STORY] MY LANDLADY (Final Episode 20)

MY LANDLADY story _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories7 hours ago

[STORY] MY LANDLADY (Episode 19)

MY LANDLADY story _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories7 hours ago

[STORY] MY LANDLADY (Episode 18)

MY LANDLADY story _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories7 hours ago

[STORY] MY LANDLADY (Episode 17)

MY LANDLADY story _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories7 hours ago

[STORY] MY LANDLADY (Episode 16)

MY LANDLADY story _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories8 hours ago

[STORY] MY LANDLADY (Episode 15)

MY LANDLADY story _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories8 hours ago

[STORY] MY LANDLADY (Episode 14)

MY LANDLADY story _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories8 hours ago

[STORY] MY LANDLADY (Episode 13)

MY LANDLADY story _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories8 hours ago

[STORY] MY LANDLADY (Episode 12)

MY LANDLADY story _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories8 hours ago

[STORY] MY LANDLADY (Episode 11)

MY LANDLADY story _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories8 hours ago

[STORY] MY LANDLADY (Episode 10)

MY LANDLADY story _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories8 hours ago

[STORY] MY LANDLADY (Episode 09)

MY LANDLADY story _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories8 hours ago

[STORY] MY LANDLADY (Episode 08)

MY LANDLADY story _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories8 hours ago

[STORY] MY LANDLADY (Episode 07)

MY LANDLADY story _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories8 hours ago

[STORY] MY LANDLADY (Episode 06)

MY LANDLADY story _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories9 hours ago

[STORY] MY LANDLADY (Episode 05)

MY LANDLADY story _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories9 hours ago

[STORY] MY LANDLADY (Episode 04)

MY LANDLADY story _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories9 hours ago

[STORY] MY LANDLADY (Episode 03)

MY LANDLADY story _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories9 hours ago

[STORY] MY LANDLADY (Episode 02)

MY LANDLADY story _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories9 hours ago

[STORY] MY LANDLADY (Episode 01)

MY LANDLADY story _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories9 hours ago

[STORY] MY LANDLADY (Complete Episodes)

DELILAH'S CURVE story _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories9 hours ago

[STORY] DELILAH’S CURVE (Complete Episodes)

DELILAH'S CURVE story _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories9 hours ago

[STORY] DELILAH’S CURVE (Episode 05)

DELILAH'S CURVE story _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories10 hours ago

[STORY] DELILAH’S CURVE (Episode 04)

DELILAH'S CURVE story _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories10 hours ago

[STORY] DELILAH’S CURVE (Episode 03)

DELILAH'S CURVE story _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories10 hours ago

[STORY] DELILAH’S CURVE (Episode 02)

DELILAH'S CURVE story _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories10 hours ago

[STORY] DELILAH’S CURVE (Episode 01)

Deliberately vulnerable AWS, Azure cloud infrastructure is a pen tester’s playground – Black Hat USA
Technology10 hours ago

Deliberately vulnerable AWS, Azure cloud infrastructure is a pen tester’s playground – Black Hat USA

Laura Mvula discusses how her "mentor" Prince "truly inspired" the 80s vibe on her most recent album: "I needed to feel liberated."
Entertainment10 hours ago

Laura Mvula discusses how her “mentor” Prince “truly inspired” the 80s vibe on her most recent album: “I needed to feel liberated.”

News11 hours ago

Troops kill numerous terrorists, recover weapons and seven motorcycles in Kaduna

News11 hours ago

Police return Kwara to normal, After a fatal altercation with cow dealers and the OPC

News11 hours ago

Nigeria’s economy can only be transformed by a better power supply – Peter Obi

News11 hours ago

2023 Election: “We must shift away from of bread and butter politics – Jonathan

News11 hours ago

Edo APC slams members for joining PDP, “We wish you failure in your endeavours”

Robert Lewandowski
Sports11 hours ago

Xavi supports Lewandowski saying he will start scoring soon: “It’s just a matter of time.”

LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA Story by Frank The Writer _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories5 days ago

[STORY] LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA (Complete Episodes)

LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA Story by Frank The Writer _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories5 days ago

[STORY] LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA (Episode 01)

LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA Story by Frank The Writer _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories5 days ago

[STORY] LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA (Episode 04)

LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA Story by Frank The Writer _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories5 days ago

[STORY] LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA (Episode 05)

MY HOUSEMAID IS A MARINE SPIRIT Story by Adeyanju Faith _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories2 days ago

[STORY] MY HOUSEMAID IS A MARINE SPIRIT (Complete Episodes)

LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA Story by Frank The Writer _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories5 days ago

[STORY] LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA (Episode 13)

LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA Story by Frank The Writer _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories5 days ago

[STORY] LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA (Episode 14)

LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA Story by Frank The Writer _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories5 days ago

[STORY] LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA (Episode 06)

LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA Story by Frank The Writer _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories5 days ago

[STORY] LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA (Episode 11)

LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA Story by Frank The Writer _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories5 days ago

[STORY] LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA (Episode 15)

LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA Story by Frank The Writer _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories5 days ago

[STORY] LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA (Episode 08)

LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA Story by Frank The Writer _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories5 days ago

[STORY] LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA (Episode 10)

LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA Story by Frank The Writer _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories5 days ago

[STORY] LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA (Episode 16)

LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA Story by Frank The Writer _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories5 days ago

[STORY] LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA (Final Episode 20)

MY HOUSEMAID IS A MARINE SPIRIT Story by Adeyanju Faith _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories2 days ago

[STORY] MY HOUSEMAID IS A MARINE SPIRIT (Episode 11)

LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA Story by Frank The Writer _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories5 days ago

[STORY] LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA (Episode 07)

LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA Story by Frank The Writer _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories5 days ago

[STORY] LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA (Episode 19)

LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA Story by Frank The Writer _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories5 days ago

[STORY] LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA (Episode 18)

LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA Story by Frank The Writer _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories5 days ago

[STORY] LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA (Episode 12)

MY HOUSEMAID IS A MARINE SPIRIT Story by Adeyanju Faith _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories2 days ago

[STORY] MY HOUSEMAID IS A MARINE SPIRIT (Episode 02)

Barcelona Finally Register New Signing To La Liga, Lewandowski, Raphinha, Christensen and Kessie
Sports2 days ago

Barcelona Finally Register New Signing To La Liga, Lewandowski, Raphinha, Christensen and Kessie

MY HOUSEMAID IS A MARINE SPIRIT Story by Adeyanju Faith _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories2 days ago

[STORY] MY HOUSEMAID IS A MARINE SPIRIT (Final Episode 14)

MY HOUSEMAID IS A MARINE SPIRIT Story by Adeyanju Faith _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories2 days ago

[STORY] MY HOUSEMAID IS A MARINE SPIRIT (Episode 10)

LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA Story by Frank The Writer _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories5 days ago

[STORY] LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA (Episode 03)

MY HOUSEMAID IS A MARINE SPIRIT Story by Adeyanju Faith _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories2 days ago

[STORY] MY HOUSEMAID IS A MARINE SPIRIT (Episode 12)

LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA Story by Frank The Writer _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories5 days ago

[STORY] LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA (Episode 17)

LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA Story by Frank The Writer _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories5 days ago

[STORY] LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA (Episode 02)

LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA Story by Frank The Writer _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories5 days ago

[STORY] LIVING WITH MY GRANDMA (Episode 09)

MY HOUSEMAID IS A MARINE SPIRIT Story by Adeyanju Faith _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories2 days ago

[STORY] MY HOUSEMAID IS A MARINE SPIRIT (Episode 01)

The Comanche warrior paint's significance is explained by Prey star Amber Midthunder
Entertainment6 days ago

The Comanche warrior paint’s significance is explained by Prey star Amber Midthunder

MY HOUSEMAID IS A MARINE SPIRIT Story by Adeyanju Faith _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories2 days ago

[STORY] MY HOUSEMAID IS A MARINE SPIRIT (Episode 08)

MY HOUSEMAID IS A MARINE SPIRIT Story by Adeyanju Faith _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories2 days ago

[STORY] MY HOUSEMAID IS A MARINE SPIRIT (Episode 07)

MY HOUSEMAID IS A MARINE SPIRIT Story by Adeyanju Faith _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories2 days ago

[STORY] MY HOUSEMAID IS A MARINE SPIRIT (Episode 06)

MY HOUSEMAID IS A MARINE SPIRIT Story by Adeyanju Faith _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories2 days ago

[STORY] MY HOUSEMAID IS A MARINE SPIRIT (Episode 09)

MY HOUSEMAID IS A MARINE SPIRIT Story by Adeyanju Faith _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories2 days ago

[STORY] MY HOUSEMAID IS A MARINE SPIRIT (Episode 13)

Kizz Daniel dazzles in a sold-out performance in Uganda
Entertainment6 days ago

Kizz Daniel dazzles in a sold-out performance in Uganda

MY HOUSEMAID IS A MARINE SPIRIT Story by Adeyanju Faith _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories2 days ago

[STORY] MY HOUSEMAID IS A MARINE SPIRIT (Episode 03)

MY HOUSEMAID IS A MARINE SPIRIT Story by Adeyanju Faith _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories2 days ago

[STORY] MY HOUSEMAID IS A MARINE SPIRIT (Episode 05)

MY HOUSEMAID IS A MARINE SPIRIT Story by Adeyanju Faith _ AllNaijaEntertainment
ANE Stories2 days ago

[STORY] MY HOUSEMAID IS A MARINE SPIRIT (Episode 04)

Entertainment3 days ago

Diamond Platnumz purchases his own helicopter, After earning millions in Nairobi

ANE's Billboard Hots



Join "ANE sabi" clique

Don't miss a thing, get ogbonge ANE latest updates to fuel your conversation daily.