Chiamaka Obodo, a 20-year-old first-year student of the Imo State University Owerri (IMSU), has d#ed after she was reportedly str#ck by thunder following torrential rains.
It was gathered that the victim was making a call with her phone inside her parents’ house when lightning struck and she d#ed on the spot before any help could reach her.
DailyPost reports 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 th#nder, k#lling her. He said the deceased body has been deposited at the nearest morgue.
A family source also disclosed that late Chiamaka was addicted to her phone, revealing that her body would be laid to rest on Friday, June 17, 2022.