Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has declared that the state has been battling with the effects of the recent Bodija explosion.
Makinde made this declaration on Wednesday.
DAILY POST recalls that an explosion occurred at Dejo Oyelese Close, Bodija Housing Estate, last week.
The governor, while receiving members of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), led by its chairman, Senator Adolphus Wabara, in Ibadan, added that the state has been battling with the fallout from the incident.
He added that the state has been trying to give the affected people temporary accommodation so that they can continue their lives.
Makinde, while speaking further, declared that the state and the people affected by the January 16, 2024, explosion in Bodija, Ibadan, will come out stronger.
He added that his administration has been working out a long-term solution to the challenges posed by the incident.
“Yes, we have been battling with the fallout from the incident; we have been trying to give the affected people temporary accommodation so that they can continue their lives.
“Also, we have the people who got injured and need medical attention and the humanitarian side of it is that some children are supposed to be in school now. So, it is still very early days and we have to look at a long-term solution. We are also dealing with the security aspect of the incident.
“So, you need to keep encouraging us and supporting us w. possible, as well as keep praying for us,” he said.