A couple, Ugochukwu Igbokwe and Ihuoma Igbokwe who reside in Umudike Oka Ugiri in Isiala-mbano LGA of Imo State have been burnt by a wildfire, which also left the building destroyed.
OHAFIA-TV News gathered that the husband and wife are deaf and dumb while the son is barely a year old.
According to an indigene of the area, Darlington Onyelike, the victims are in a deteriorating condition and need financial support from good-spirited individuals.
He said, “The woman and her husband are deaf and dumb. It was difficult to raise alarm when the building caught fire. Their 1 year-old-son is worst affected by the fire. The woman was pregnant and has put to bird but remains in a terrrible condition as she cannot neither breast feed the baby or do any other thing due to the severe burns.
“They live in a one-room apartment here in Umudike Ugiri. The family is dying slowly.”
He further disclosed that the victims are currently in a hospital and are in dire need of financial help to pay their medical bills.
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