The Basic Supervisor of Adapalm Trade Nigeria Ltd in Imo State, Dr. Goddy Esom Obodo, has clarified the latest explosion on the firm which was rumoured to have left many staff useless and scores wounded.
The GM whereas entertaining questions from DAILY POST on Tuesday, mentioned that many individuals had cashed in on the incident to tug his administration to the mud.
He defined that just one particular person died throughout the explosion opposite to the information making the rounds that over seven individuals died.
“Expectedly, some individuals are fond of constructing a mountain out of a mole hill. It is best to know that there are people who find themselves not joyful that I’m right here.
“It’s true that there was an explosion and we’re nonetheless tracing the basis reason for it. It’s in all probability on account of intense stress within the nucleus that gave rise to the explosion.
“We’re not God as to have envisaged what would occurred within the subsequent couple of minutes. I used to be even in a gathering with the deputy Governor after I obtained the decision. I instantly rushed all the way down to the mill to see issues for myself.
“The person who died isn’t our employees, he was a contractor just lately assigned for a job. The opposite 4 have been injured and are at the moment receiving therapy at St. Anthony’s Hospital Amafor, Ohaji/Egbema and Federal Medical Centre Owerri. They’re responding to therapy.
“You see, all the things isn’t politics. This has to do with individuals’s lives. Allow us to cease taking part in politics with all the things,” he mentioned.
One of many victims, Amuka Remigius from Agwa who spoke to our correspondent thanked God for saving his life. He mentioned that they may quickly be discharged.
One other sufferer who gave his title as Ali Effiong from Akwa-ibom State sustained levels of damage.
He mentioned authorities ought to look into the business and refurbish it to keep away from additional occurrences.