Explosion Sympathy: President Tinubu Comforts Victims of Ogun Gas Tragedy

Abeokuta, Ogun State – President Bola Tinubu expressed his condolences to the victims of the recent gas explosion in Ita-Oshin, Abeokuta North Local Government Area of Ogun State. The explosion, which occurred on Saturday at Ita Osin along the Abeokuta-Sango-Lagos Expressway, resulted in one fatality, six injuries, and the burning of six vehicles.

The tragic incident, which took place around 4:10 pm, caused devastation in the community, claiming lives and destroying properties. Tinubu commended Governor Dapo Abiodun for his swift response in managing the situation and restoring calm to the affected area.

In a statement issued by Tinubu’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Ajuri Ngelale, the President also extended his sympathy to the Ogun State Government and the residents affected by the explosion. Tinubu assured the people of Ogun State, especially the victims, of his support during this difficult time.

The gas tanker explosion has brought sorrow to the community, emphasizing the need for increased safety measures to prevent similar incidents from occurring in the future. The authorities are working diligently to investigate the cause of the explosion and determine ways to enhance safety protocols for handling gas transportation.

As the community mourns the loss of life and assesses the damages caused by the explosion, support from government agencies, local organizations, and community members is crucial in aiding the recovery process. The resilience and solidarity displayed by the people of Ogun State in the face of this tragedy serve as a testament to their strength and unity in times of adversity.

Efforts to provide assistance to the victims and their families, as well as to implement measures to prevent future accidents, are underway. The collective response to this tragedy underscores the importance of prioritizing safety and preparedness to mitigate the impact of such disasters in the future.