There was pandemonium on Thursday in Asaba, Delta state after an overhead water tank inside the newly renovated stadium collapsed and fell on some vehicles.
It was gathered that the iron frame supporting the tank which supplies water to the swimming pool in the stadium – collapsed and wrecked some havock in the area.
According to reports, one died died in the unfortunate incident.
This happened days after the Stephen Keshi stadium was renovated and commissioned for the ongoing 21st Africa Senior Athletics Championship get to top gear.
The Stephen Keshi Stadium, venue of the championship was fully equipped in order to host Africa.
The State Government, as part of preparation for the hosting, embarked on the construction and maintenance of some internal roads in Asaba to reduce traffic on the busy Nnembisi road. It also gave the State capital a facelift through the beautification of the city.