Thursday, 22 February 2018

Local News

Oyo State government is partnering with some banks to provide meat vans as well as credit facilities to butchers in the state.

Executive Secretary, Oyo State Bureau of Investment Promotion, Yinka Fatai who disclosed this after a tour of the Central abattoir at Amosun Village, in Akinyele Local Government Area said the state government had two years ago provided N50 million for interest-free loans to butchers association out of which 1,000 butchers benefited.

Three buildings with shops were today razed by fire around 12:30 pm at Yemetu area of Ibadan, the Oyo State Capital.

Eye witnesses account have it that the inferno could have started from a Gas Retailer shop outlet in one of the buildings.