Ojatuntun Inferno: Kwara Speaker identifies with victims, urges fire safety consciousness

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The Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Engr. Yakubu Danladi-Salihu has identified with the victims of the unfortunate fire incident at the popular Ojatuntun market in the Ilorin metropolis and called for adherence to fire safety measures.

“I wish to sympathize with those who lost their valuables to the Ojatuntun inferno which happened last night. As people, we need to be more fire safety conscious especially in this harmattan and yuletide season to avert recurrence of similar fire outbreak”, Rt. Hon. Engr. Danladi-Salihu noted in a statement issued on Thursday.

The Speaker commended Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq for making it to the scene of the inferno late last night to inspect and assess the level of damages caused and the men of the fire service for their efforts to quench the fire.

He, therefore, harped on the need for sensitization of market men and women and citizens in general on how to put safety precautionary measures in place to avoid risk to their lives and anything that could cause fire outbreaks in the state.


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