Two Die During Akwa Ibom Intl Stadium Opening

About two people were confirmed dead yesterday during the opening ceremony of the Akwa Ibom International Stadium.Several others were also injured.The event which witnessed a galaxy of stars from sports and enetertainmnet industry was declared open by President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan accompanied by the Presidents of Ghana and Ivory Coast.In attendance was also the former President of Ghana,Jerry Rawlings.Performance featured Tiwa Savage,Don Jazzy,Dr Sid,Kcee and a host of other entertainment groups.The unfortunate incident happened during the struggle by a large number of spectators to squeeze into the 30,000 capacity state of the art stadium.The surging crowds became impatient and unruly and in the course of trying to bring the situation under control..There was a stampeded which led to the death of the two unfortunate victims .


Chris Kehinde Nwandu is the Editor In Chief of CKNNEWS || He is a Law graduate and an Alumnus of Lagos State University, Lead City University Ibadan and Nigerian Institute Of Journalism || With over 2 decades practice in Journalism, PR and Advertising, he is a member of several Professional bodies within and outside Nigeria || Member: Institute Of Chartered Arbitrators ( UK ) || Member : Institute of Chartered Mediators And Conciliation || Member : Nigerian Institute Of Public Relations || Member : Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria || Fellow : Institute of Personality Development And Customer Relationship Management || Member and Chairman Board Of Trustees: Guild Of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria

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