The candidate of the Labour Party in the 2023 election, Peter Obi, on Monday, paid a visit to the Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, at Ibadan, the state capital, to commiserate with him and and the good people of the state, over the recent explosion that sadly claimed some lives and injured others.
Acknowledging the economic loss incurred by the people, many of whom were rendered homeless by the incident, Obi expressed concern about the trauma and psychological devastation experienced they experienced. O
In a statement, he said, “Our thoughts and prayers are with the affected families at these difficult times.
“I sincerely thank Gov Makinde and his team for their prompt intervention in setting up an emergency center and donations channel, to help the victims of the tragic incident. That is what governance should be about – caring for the people.
“I will definitely be making my token donations to the payment details provided by the government. We all, as one big family, share in their pains and discomforts at this time. Again, I pray God to grant eternal rest to the dead and grant quick recovery to the injured. -PO”