Inferno: Alli sympathises with traders at Sango market, seeks support

Senator Sharafadeen Alli (APC-Oyo South) has commiserated with the traders at Sango market in Ibadan,Oyo State following the devastating inferno that engulfed the market.

This is contained in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media, Mr. Akeem Abas and made available to newsmen on Monday in Ibadan.

The inferno, believed to have been caused by an electric spark, ravaged over 20 shops in the market and goods worth millions, leaving the affected traders in a state of despair and loss. 

Alli expressed deep sadness and empathizes with the affected traders during this difficult time.

He acknowledged the devastating impact of this incident on the livelihood and businesses of these traders who have worked tirelessly to provide for their families, and contribute to the economic growth of the community.

The lawmaker emphasised the need for prompt action and support from relevant authorities to assist the affected traders in recovering from this tragic event.

Alli called on the Oyo State Government, market leaders, and well-meaning individuals to provide immediate relief and assistance to the affected traders.

He urged government and individuals to assist the traders financially, rehabilitate their affected shops, and provide necessary resources to help them rebuild their businesses.

The lawmaker expressed concern over the recent spate of fire incidents in markets and institutions in Ibadan.

Alli urged relevant agencies to conduct thorough investigations into the causes of these fires and take necessary measures to prevent future 

Alli reiterated the importance of fire safety, calling on the authorities to prioritise preventive measures to safeguard the lives and properties of citizens in Ibadan and Oyo State 

The lawmaker expressed  his heartfelt  sympathy over the loss suffered by the traders at Sango market, Ibadan, and urged the Government to speedly come to their aids.

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