Apata Inferno: Makinde Promise to Assist Victims
…..As he visits the scene
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has assured victims of Thursday’s tanker fire explosion of his support, while sympathizing with them.
The Governor who was represented by his deputy, Barrister Bayo Lawal stated this on Friday while inspecting the scene of fire disaster around Apata area of Ibadan.
Lawal described the incident as saddening, however, thanked God that no life was lost in the inferno that resulted from the accident. His words:
“ The government of Oyo State under the leadership of Governor Seyi Makinde sympathizes with all our people who lost properties, goods and other sources of livelihood to the unfortunate incident.
“ We enjoin you to take consolation in the fact that no life was lost in the incident. May the Almighty God comfort you all, and give you the fortitude to bear the losses.”
He assured the victims of government support to them in order to assuage the effect of the incident.
He also advised motorists, particularly drivers of articulated vehicles to always ensure that their vehicles are in good condition before embarking on any journey.