Ibadan explosion: Peter Obi visits governor Makinde

images 56

The presidential candidate of Labour Party, LP, in the 2023 general elections, Peter Obi, has paid a visit to Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State.

Obi, a former governor of Anambra State, visited Makinde on Monday.It’s gathered that Obi, in company of some of his aides, arrived Makinde’s office Monday morning.

Speaking during the visit, Obi said his visit was to commiserate with the governor and the people of the state over the incident.

He said, “Through the governor, we want to extend our condolences to the bereaved families and to all those who lost their valuable property in the incident and to assure them of our prayers that God will grant those who lost their lives eternal rest. And we want to thank the government for its prompt response and that is what governance has to be.Speaking on the economic situation of the country and its effect on the masses, Obi called for a cut in the cost of governance at the Federal level as a necessary sacrifice to move the country forward.

“All of us are now involved, and all of us should work hard and make the necessary sacrifices to see that we turn around the situation. That is why it is necessary when things happen here, and the government responds in a manner government should respond and everybody comes to participate and commend them for doing the right thing.

See also  Upholding Democratic Tenets And Justice In The 2025 Election Of Ohanaeze President General From Rivers State

“It’s a matter of sacrifice, today, elections are over, governance is the key thing and what is required for me is to cut down on the cost of governance, especially at the Federal level, it is unacceptable the way it is going, we need to prioritize critical areas such as education, health and pulling people out of poverty,” he stressed.

Recall that the explosion, which occured at Dejo Oyelese Close, Bodija Housing Estate in Ibadan, claimed at least five lives and left many others with varying degrees of severe injuries.

Many buildings were also destroyed by the devastating explosion.

Recommended For You

About the Author: Olusola Sorinmade

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *