The Executive Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, has sympathised with Governor Seyi Makinde and the government of Oyo State over the Ibadan explosion of January 17, 2024, that led to the loss of two lives and many injured.
Zulum also extended his deep sympathies and condolences to the immediate families of the victims and prayed for the speedy recovery of those injured in the unfortunate explosion reported to have been caused by activities of illegal miners.
He also extended his solidarity to Governor Makinde at this critical moment, and applauded the prompt response of the Oyo State Government in rescuing many lives at the incident.
“We sympathise with the good people of Oyo State and, in particular, my dear brother and colleague, Governor Seyi Makinde over this fire disaster. This is a trial from Allah to whom we submit in moments of pain and anguish. We also applaud the calmness of Ibadan residents as the Oyo State Government handles this mishap. We pray that Allah, in his infinite mercy, will repose the souls of the departed and grant speedy recovery to the injured folks” said Zulum.