Families in Nange-Ama community of Southern Ijaw Local Government area of Bayelsa State weekend escaped death by whisker following the collapse of a telecommunication mast that crushed their building.

The Telecommunication Mast, which is reportedly owned by one of first generation mobile telecommunication company, Airtel, fell and destroyed properties worth millions of naira including a building.

NAIJA LIVE TV gathered that the incident,which occured on Tuesday 31st May 2022 at about 6:30am, a telecommunication mast owned by Airtel Nigeria was erected in a residential area without allegedly considering its radius and reach.

It was gathered that several properties were destroyed including a well furnished six bedroom bungalow owned by Mrs. Eva Efere who was inside the house alongside three others when the unfortunate event occurred. But no life was lost in the incident.

Mrs Eva Efere, while confirming the incident to newsmen in Yenagoa, expressed shock and disbelief at the incident, “I lost touch with reality for about a minute before I regained conciousness. I thought a bomb is being detonated”.


Other properties destroyed include the Nange-Ama community high tension cables, a farmland and an uncompleted duplex,”the victims have been neglected, abandoned and inhumanely treated as they have been left alone to battle with their mental torture and homelessness.”

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