Moment Peter Obi visited Makinde in Oyo (Photos)

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Obi and Makinde during the visit

By Kazeem Ugbodaga

Former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi on Monday visited Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde in Ibadan, Oyo State following the explosion in the state.

Obi, on his X handle said he visited Makinde in the company of some comrades that included Aisha Yesufu, Dele Farotimi, and Dr. Moses Paul.

Moment Peter Obi visited Makinde in Oyo
The two leaders settling down for a meeting

“I paid a solidarity visit to my dear friend and brother, the Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde in Ibadan, Oyo State, to commiserate with him and and the good people of Oyo State, over the recent explosion that sadly claimed some lives and injured others.

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Moment Peter Obi visited Makinde in Oyo
Makinde with his visitors

“Aside the economic loss incurred by the people, many of whom were rendered homeless by the incident, I am concerned about the trauma and psychological devastation experienced by these brothers and sisters of ours. Our thoughts and prayers are with the affected families at these difficult times,” he said.

Obi thanked Makinde and his team for their prompt intervention in setting up an emergency centre and donations channel, to help the victims of the tragic incident, saying that is what governance should be about-caring for the people.

Moment Peter Obi visited Makinde in Oyo
Makinde, Obi and others

“I will definitely be making my token donations to the payment details provided by the government. We all, as one big family, share in their pains and discomforts at this time. Again, I pray God to grant eternal rest to the dead and grant quick recovery to the injured,” he said.

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