…Hails Makinde’s Prompt Emergency Intervention.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has commiserated with Governor Seyi Makinde, the government and the people of Oyo State over the deadly explosion in Bodija area of Ibadan, the State capital, describing the incident as tragic.
National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Debo Ologunagba, in a statement, in Abuja, on Thursday said, “Our Party is saddened over the explosion which claimed the lives of citizens, critically injured others and left many displaced following the destruction of homes and property in the area; a situation that has brought agony and pain to the people of Oyo State at this critical time.”
He also said, “Our Party salutes Governor Makinde for his exceptional show of leadership in his swift response and intervention by visiting the scene of the incident and immediately providing all necessary emergency aids and support to the victims and their families, including prompt evacuation of victims, payment of medical bills, temporary accommodation to the displaced and assurance of support for their rehabilitation.
“Such prompt intervention by Governor Makinde helped in saving more lives and bringing succour to the victims and their families.
“The PDP calls for an investigation into the remote and immediate cause of the blast so as to bring the culprits to justice and prevent such tragic occurrence in the future.
“Our Party prays for the repose of the souls of dead and speedy recovery for the injured.”