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Fire still rages in Odidi community

Posted: Apr 7, 2015 at 11:50 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Seventy-two hours after an explosion devastated the oil community of Odidi in Warri, Delta State,  fire is still raging on, even as the people’s lives are in danger.

The community has sent a Save Our Soul (SOS) to the state and Federal Governments to come to their aid.

They blamed the Niger Delta Development Company (NDDC) for the incident due to its failure to clear the oil spill in the area despite several appeals.

They also called on the agency and governments to stop the fire without further delay.

Four residents, a mother and her three daughters, died in the inferno on Tuesday.

While the community members were still searching for the bodies of the girls at press time, that of their mother had been found.