Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde has promised that his administration will come to the aid of victims of the inferno that claimed goods and property worth millions of naira at the Araromi Auto Spare Parts Market, Agodi in Ibadan.
He also said the State Government will make palliatives available to the victims within the shortest possible time.
Governor Makinde made the promise on Sunday, April 4, 2021, when he visited the Market to assess the level of damage and loss incurred by the Traders.
Expressing shock and sadness over the huge loss, the Governor said he would meet with the Market Leaders to identify ways of helping the victims at this difficult period.
He asked the Market Leaders to begin the compilation of the list of affected Shop Owners, with a pledge that the Government will take a general decision on the Market within the next one or two weeks.
A huge portion of the Araromi Auto-Spare Parts Market Agodi, Ibadan, popularly known as ‘Iso Part’ was consumed in an inferno in the early hours of Saturday, April 3, 2021.