A member of the medical team for the inauguration of Gov. Ihedioha, Dr Francis Igwe, confirmed the figure causalities at the inauguration ceremony.
Not less than10 people, including a pregnant woman, were injured from stampede during the inauguration of the 6th executive governor of Imo State, Gov. Emeka Ihedioha’s recently in Owerri.
The stampede resulted from a huge crowed which besieged the Dan Anyiam Stadium, venue of the inauguration,
Igwe said, however, that the victims were revived.
“When we saw the crowed, we suspected that there may be an emergency situation; we quickly put our personnel and equipment together just to get ready,” he said.
Members of the Red Cross Society were also seen assisting in rescue operations during the stampede.