A 20-year-old first-year student of the Imo State University Owerri (IMSU), Chiamaka Obodo was reportedly confirmed dead following a thunder strike.
According to source, Chiamaka Obodo was making a call with her phone inside her parents’ house when lightning struck and she died on the spot before any help could reach her.
It was said that the development caused tension in the community as residents of the community trooped to the scene of the incident.
A resident explained that the undergraduate was inside when the lightning suddenly enveloped the community with the accompanying thunder, killing her.
He went further to say that the girl’s corpse has been taken to the nearest morgue.
A family source that late Chiamaka was addicted to her phone, revealing that her body would be laid to rest on Friday, 17th June 2022.