January, 17 2024.
As the news of the deadly explosion that hit major areas of Ibadan, Oyo State continue to filter in, the Former Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Chief Sunday Dare has expressed his heart-felt sympathy with the Government and people of Ibadan, Oyo State over the explosion that occurred in the capital city on 16 January, 2023, in which many people were victims, just as some lost their lives.
According to the Minister, the explosion was such a tragedy and expressed sadness at the loss of lives and destruction of property.
Chief Dare commended the swift response of the Oyo State Government and the detailed information update provided by Governor Seyi Makinde on the incident.
"I share In the sadness and pain of this incident and I pray for the souls of the dead and speedy recovery for the injured. I urge that all that is necessary be done to avoid a similar occurrence."
The Agbaakin of Ogbomoso land said he received the news with shock and prayed for God to comfort the victims. He further assured the people of Ibadan that Government has everything under control as the Government is investigating the source and cause of the explosion.