Fidelity bank banner Bayelsa State banner
Tragedy as woman dies while drawing water from well in Anambra

By Pamela Eboh, Awka on 26/04/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 1,454

•Sympathizers with the corpse wrapped in a wrapper
•Sympathizers with the corpse wrapped in a wrapper

Tragedy struck in the early hours of Wednesday at the Ogechukwu area of Awka, Anambra State when a middle-aged petty trader lost her life while drawing water from a well in her residence.

 The deceased, a native of Ugbenu in Awka North local government area of the state who was simply identified as ifenyinwa, an epileptic patient, was said to have gone to draw water from the well around 7.AM when tragedy struck.

 According to some residents of the area, the irregular seizure she experiences got hold of her while she was attempting to draw water from the well. As a result, the rope cut off, flinging her into the well.

 In a chat with our News Express correspondent, a neighbour, who pleaded anonymity, said nobody could be blamed for the misfortune, adding that the deceased had been fetching water from the well over the years she had lived in the compound.

 He said: "I think she was just destined to go that way. That was not her first time of fetching water from the well.

 "Even though she suffered from epilepsy, she had been engaged in some other tedious activities, including visiting village markets where she purchased fruits she sold."

 On her part, a neighbour who gave her name as Justina, blamed the incident on her relatives and neighbours, saying they should not have allowed her to fetch water herself in view of her health challenge.

 She said that she may not have died that way if she had been assisted to fetch the water.

 It was, however, gathered that Ifeyinwa's lifeless body was later brought out of the well by a swimming expert who jumped into the well with the assistance of a rope tied to a ladder.

 When our correspondent visited the scene of the incident, residents of the area and other sympathisers were seen standing in circles in the compound, expressing shock over the incident and consoling the deceased family.

 

 

Source News Express

Posted 26/04/2018 04:02:01 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25 minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...

 

You may also like...
Etisalat gets NCC approval, to unveil new name...

We’ll leave PDP if our conditions are not...

NSDC clears the air on Niger pipeline explosion...

12,430 cultists surrender in Rivers

Budget Minister clears the air on planned sale...

Labour calls for end to casual workforce in...

US Govt. lauds Obiano on security, infrastructure

N5trn subsidy probe: Senate angry as invited top...

Burundi guilty of crimes against humanity: UN investigators...

FG pledges support to $18b Dangote refinery

IGP Ibrahim Idris’ order to return firearms suspicious...

Strike: FG directs hospitals to engage ad-hoc doctors...

 

Latest News 2019: Atiku shuts down Yola APC a dying party swimming in corruption — Secondus •Promises Tsunami in the weeks ahead It’s payback time for Turaki’s loyalty, says Bauchi State PDP 431 Pharmaceutical shops sealed in Imo How ex-IGP Ibrahim Coomassie ordered my arrest, imprisonment in Kirikiri Prison – Shehu Sani Fire guts main market in Jos, razes 217 shops Ekiti Election: Oshiomhole exceeded expectations in his first national assignment as APC Chairman — Senator Alimikhena Adegboruwa weighs options as Joe Igbokwe eats the humble pie Kano has over 3 million out of school children – Ganduje UK to assist INEC deliver credible, free and fair polls in 2019 We have not suspended issuance of cards — NIMC Police to support Eko Disco on debt recovery

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (363,570 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (359,193 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (287,608 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (236,004 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (215,349 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (212,973 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (187,078 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (169,047 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (156,580 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (153,310 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (148,091 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (139,195 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (52) Business & Economy (3,364) Business Verdict (48) Columnists (890) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (516) Features (616) Global Business Monitor (286) International (2,156) Interview (158) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (127) News (37,333) Opinion (1,024) Pidgin (10) Politics (5,638) Religion (788) Sports (1,612) Stock Watch (33) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN banner

Firstmobile banner

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

Nigerian detainees send SOS from Osama prison

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement