'Black marketer' dies in culvert 'while retrieving hoarded petrol' in Abuja | TheCable

27/06/2022 9:31:00 PM

‘Black marketer’ dies in culvert ‘while retrieving hoarded petrol’ in Abuja | TheCable

‘Black marketer’ dies in culvert ‘while retrieving hoarded petrol’ in Abuja | TheCable

A yet-to-be-identified seller of black market petrol has died in a tunnel in the federal capital territory (FCT).

A yet-to-be-identified alleged seller of black market petrol has died in a culvert in the federal capital territory (FCT).Two persons were said to have gotten stuck in the culvert at Katampe on Monday, but one person was rescued.A video, which surfaced earlier online, showed two fire trucks at the scene of the incident while rescue efforts were ongoing.

Confirming the incident to TheCable, Manzo Ezekiel, spokesman of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), saidduring the rescue operation, a fire service officer also got stuck.Advertisement“It’s a case of two persons being trapped in a big culvert. It seems it’s these boys that hoard fuel because it happened in-between Shema and AA Rano petrol station in Katampe. As a result of the rain yesterday, they tried to go and check the petrol that they hid there and got stuck,” he said.

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0 Comments A yet-to-be-identified alleged seller of black market petrol has died in a culvert in the federal capital territory (FCT).The strike, already in its fourth month, has seen the absence of students, the major patrons, from the university community.African Institute for Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM) holding from June 27 to July 1, 2022.The PUNCH president had on Wednesday, June 22, departed Nigeria for Rwanda to attend the 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, which was held from June 22 to 26, 2022.

Two persons were said to have gotten stuck in the culvert at Katampe on Monday, but one person was rescued. A video, which surfaced earlier online, showed two fire trucks at the scene of the incident while rescue efforts were ongoing. Abdulazeez Lawal, said the presence of students on the school premises strengthened his business and their absence a disadvantage. Confirming the incident to TheCable, Manzo Ezekiel, spokesman of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), said during the rescue operation, a fire service officer also got stuck. The broad objective of WAIFEM is to develop on a sustainable basis, competencies in the fields of macroeconomic, debt, financial sector management and governance among the staff of Central Banks, Ministries of Finance and Economic Planning, as well as other public sector and private institutions. Advertisement “It’s a case of two persons being trapped in a big culvert. I used to make much more money than my colleagues operating the same business elsewhere. It seems it’s these boys that hoard fuel because it happened in-between Shema and AA Rano petrol station in Katampe.

As a result of the rain yesterday, they tried to go and check the petrol that they hid there and got stuck,” he said. Right now, I am struggling with it,’’ he said Lawal, who also sells stationeries, said it had been double jeopardy because it was students who were buying such stuff. “Once they got stuck, their friend raised an alarm so the fire service went there to rescue them. In the process, they were able to rescue one person, but the fire service officer got trapped there. Another business centre operator, Mr. “As I speak to you now, rescue efforts are ongoing.” Advertisement Giving an update shortly after, the spokesman said the fire service officer had been rescued while one other person stuck in the tunnel had died. “The strike is affecting parents and students just as it is affecting business people.

“All the rescue operators are still there trying to remove his corpse,” he added. Tags . “Most times, I open my shop from morning till night and end up not getting any money at all.