Police patrol team led by DPO Ogidi Division CSP Mark Ijarafu rushed to the scene. On arrival it was discovered that the overhead tank of about 800 gallons capacity filled with water fell from its high stand from a neighbouring house adjacent to the school on the roof of the pre-nursery class and directly into the classroom.As a result, Four children sustained varying degrees of injuries and were rushed to Idemili hospital Nkpor for medical attention.
Unfortunately,two of the children namely, Wisdom Ezewudo ‘m’ aged about 3years and a female pupil of about 2years, whose identity is yet to be ascertained were confirmed dead on arrival by a medical doctor while two others namely Chimelumeze Obelenwa ‘m’ aged One year seven months and Kosisochukwu Anthony ‘m’ aged One year ten months
are responding to treatment.
Meanwhile,the Commissioner of Police CP John B.Abang,fdc has commiserate with parents of the victims and ordered for a discreet investigation to ascertain circumstances surrounding the incident please.