Gov Abiodun Condoles Oyo Govt Over Ibadan Explosion..Says It Is A Monumental Tragedy - EDU-BIZNEWS


Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Gov Abiodun Condoles Oyo Govt Over Ibadan Explosion..Says It Is A Monumental Tragedy


Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State
has expressed his sadness over the last Tuesday's explosion in Ibadan,  the Oyo State capital , describing the incident which claimed lives of many and left several others with various degrees of injuries, as a monumental tragedy.

Prince Abiodun in a condolence message to his Oyo State counterpart, Governor Seyi Makinde, the government and the people of the state on Wednesday, regretted that the wanton loss of lives and the destruction of properties was due to neglect and criminality.

The governor praised the swift response of the Oyo State government, which promptly dispatched first responders to the scene, thereby saving more lives.

This was just as he expressed absolute confidence that the Oyo State Government would ensure that the perpetrators of the dastardly act were apprehended and prosecuted, saying that the government is on top of the situation.

"I extend my deepest condolences to the government and the people of Oyo State following the tragic explosion that occurred in Ibadan on Tuesday,"he stated 

"Our hearts go out to the families who lost their loved ones and those who were injured in this devastating incident. We stand in solidarity with the people of Oyo State during this difficult time and offer our full support in the recovery and rebuilding efforts.

"The quick response by the state government, no doubt, saved more lives, and this is commendable.

"May the souls of the departed rest in peace, and may the injured find strength and healing. Together, we will overcome this tragedy and emerge stronger," he added 

Ibadan according Abiodun, is a strategic to every Yoruba person given its historic importance

He added that the governments of the South-West states would not be deterred by the tragic incident, but would "jointly intensify security across our states to ensure that our people are safe and secure."

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