Asaba 2018: Okowa orders probe of collapsed water tank

Asaba 2018: Okowa orders probe of collapsed water tank

Okowa has ordered an investigation into the remote and immediate causes of the collapsed water tank at stadium.

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has ordered an investigation into the remote and immediate causes of the collapsed Water Tank behind the main bowl of the Stephen Keshi Stadium during the ongoing African Senior Athletics Championships holding in Asaba.

In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Charles Aniagwu, Governor Okowa described the incident as regrettable but thanked God that no life was lost.

The Governor has directed an immediate investigation into the cause of the collapse of the water tank with a view to unravelling the circumstances surrounding the collapse.

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He also emphasised that discilplinary actions would be taken against anyone found culpable in the collapse of the water tank.

The statement further assured that government would take necessary steps to avert future occurrence.

He called on the athletes and spectators to continue to enjoy the competition.

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