Governor Seyi Makinde Calls for Public Support in the Aftermath of Bodija Explosion
In response to the tragic explosion that unfolded in Bodija, Ibadan, claiming five lives and causing extensive damage to homes, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State emphasized the crucial role of public prayers and assistance in facilitating recovery.
Speaking during a meeting with members of the Peoples Democratic Party Board of Trustees, led by Chairman Senator Adolphus Wabara, Governor Makinde acknowledged the gravity of the incident and detailed the government’s ongoing efforts to address its multifaceted challenges.
Challenges Faced by the Government: Medical, Housing, and Security Concerns
Governor Makinde revealed that the aftermath of the explosion presented significant challenges for the government, requiring immediate attention to victims’ medical needs, provision of temporary housing, and managing the security aspects of the incident.
The governor expressed the government’s commitment to providing temporary accommodation for affected individuals, particularly those whose homes suffered damage.
Additionally, he highlighted the medical attention required for the injured and the humanitarian effort to ensure children affected by the incident can resume their education.
Governor’s Call for Long-Term Solutions and Public Encouragement
Acknowledging that the aftermath is still in its early stages, Governor Makinde stressed the need for a long-term solution to the challenges posed by the incident.
He urged the public to offer continuous encouragement, support, and prayers as the government navigates the complexities of recovery. Governor Makinde emphasized the importance of collective effort in overcoming the aftermath of the tragedy.
Commitment to Party Unity
Taking advantage of the occasion, Governor Makinde expressed his commitment to maintaining unity within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He lauded the role played by the Board of Trustees (BoT) in fostering unity within the party.
In response to a letter from the BoT, Governor Makinde affirmed his dedication to the party’s development, emphasizing the significance of unity in building a formidable and cohesive political force.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn