Fire Accident:Ogun Patriotic Youth Movement urges Govt, stakeholders to affirm promises made to victims


The Ogun Patriotic Youth Movement (OPYM)has called on the Ogun state government Prince Dapo Abiodun and stakeholders in the state to ensure that all promises made to the victims of the Lafenwa market inferno incident is fulfilled without delay. 

The President of the association comrade Adeboye Ayelaagbe made this known after a visit to the market executives and the victims of the incident  on Friday in the market. 

His words "we are patriotic youth in Ogun state, our visit here is to assess to what extent the inferno has damaged the market and to ensure that all promises made to the victims is fulfilled without delay, we are also calling on the stakeholders and philanthropist to raise their supportive hands to the victims.  

"It is sadden our heart,  that so called youth was the major causes of the calamity in the market, and we shall continue to do our possible best to see that everything is fixed to its position.  Ayelaagbe expressed.  

The Babaloja of the market, Alhaji Musa Adeyinka recounting the ordeal stated that, despite the effort made to prevent the incident in the market, hoodlums are the source of the incident because they wanted to utilize the chance to loot and steal some goods in the market. 

"We have lost almost 200millionaire in the whole incident. In my shop alone,  I lost almost 50millionaire, hoodlums were the sources of the inferno, they raised shops, they attacked people loots shops and carte away goods in the market.  

"The government has visited us and assure to give a relief funds for the victims, we await them as they have appointed committee for the relief funds.

 The group leader Ayelaagbe made passionate appeal to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to do the needful,  while tasking the state government to improve on the road infrastructure especially the abandoned ones.

He also charged the honorable commissioner's for youth and empowerment to implement more of job opportunities in the state to avert criminality in Ogun state.

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