Economy

Gov Makinde Visits Araromi Spare Parts Market

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has visited the burnt Agodi Gate Auto Spare Parts Market in Ibadan to assess the extent of damage done by the fire incident, which occurred in the early hours of Saturday 3rd April. 

The governor inspected the market alongside top government functionaries, expressing shock and sadness over the loss of goods worth millions of naira.

He said that he would hold a meeting with leaders of the market to find common grounds on ways of resolving the travails of the market.

The governor also promised that his administration would come to the aid of victims of the inferno by providing palliatives within the shortest possible time.

He asked leaders of the market to start compiling the list of shop owners who were affected by the fire, adding that within the next one or two weeks, the state would make a decision on the market generally.

The President of the market traders, Mr Moruf Olanrewaju took the governor and his entourage round the market to see the level of destruction.

It would be recalled that the auto spare parts market in Agodi, Ibadan, was razed by fire in the early hours of Saturday April 3, 2021.

Iyabo Adebisi

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