The Oyo Town market, Oja Akesan has was engulfed by fire in the early hours of Sunday, 5 January 2020 and the Governor of Oyo State, Governor Seyi Makinde has reacted to the news of the accident.
This is the second fire outbreak to take place in the Pace Setter State within the space of a month.
A previous fire outbreak occurred around grammar school, Ibadan.
In reacting to the news, Governor Seyi Makinde shared with the citizens of the state that he heard the sad news with shock.
“ I received with shock, the news of the fire outbreak at Oja Akesan in Oyo Town, in the early hours of this morning. Words cannot convey my deepest sadness at this incident and I sympathize with the victims. I appeal for calm as we investigate the circumstances around the unfortunate incident,” Seyi Makinde shared on Instagram.