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Makinde sympathizes with victims of Akesan market inferno, promises to investigate

Makinde sympathizes with victims of Akesan market inferno, promises to investigate

The Oyo state governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has expressed shock over the fire incident at the Akesan market in Oyo town in the early hours of Sunday.

The governor, in a tweet on Sunday also sympathized with the victims of the inferno and promised to investigate the circumstances around the unfortunate incident.

His words: “I received with shock, news of the fire outbreak at Oja Akesan in Oyo Town, in the early hours of this morning.

“Words cannot convey my sadness at this incident & I sympathise with the victims. I appeal for calm as we investigate the circumstances around the unfortunate incident. ”

Dovebulletin.com recalls that fire razed Oyo town’s main market which led the loss of properties worth millions of naira.

News reports also have it that security operatives gunned down 3 people during a protest by angry youth over the inability of the firefighters to quench the fire.

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