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BREAKING….. Fire guts Owode market in Offa



BREAKING..... Fire guts Owode market in Offa

HRM Mufutau Gbadamosi

The leadership of the Offa Descendants’ Union, (ODU) has expressed sadness over the inferno that occurred at Owode Market, at the early hours of Tuesday, 17th March, 2020.

ODU National Public Relations Officer, Maruf Ajenifuja, in a statement issued disclosed, “The extent of the inferno, which allegedly occured at a location close to Alhaji Sanni Abba House, is yet to be ascertained.

“ODU has deployed relevant officials to the scene of the fire outbreak for more details. We have made emissaries to the Kwara State government in the past for New Fire Service Truck and the upgrade of the Fire Service Station in Offa for efficient fire service delivery in order to safeguard lives and properties of our people but we are still awaiting the positive response of the State Government.”

Ajenifuja added that, “We sincerely hope that our amiable Governor will acceed to our humble request soonest in order to ameliorate this type of unfortunate fire incident in the future.

“Our fervent prayer is that Almighty God will give all the market men and women that lost valuable goods in this unfortunate fire incident the fortitude to bear the loss.”



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