SONARA fire incident: Work resumes at refinary three days after the disaster

Three days after the fire incident that destroyed four out of 13 processing units at the National Refining company, SONARA work has resumed at the company.

The Governor of the South West region, Bernard Okalia Bilai paid a visit to the site of the fire incident to take stock of the extend of damage.

He promised to have a prefectural commission of inquiry investigate the cause of the disaster.

During a working session with the Management of SONARA, the Governor got the assurance that activities at the Refinery will continue within 24 hours.

He used the occasion to call on the population and traditional leaders to stay calm stating that the situation is at the refinery is under control.

People who evacuated their homes following the explosion have been advised to return.

Health officials cautioned the population against the bad handling of rain water that might have been contaminated by gases that escaped during the explosions.

The Director General of SONARA assured the Governor that the company will ensure a continuous distribution of petroleum products, instructions from the Head of State.

Elvis Teke

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