Oyo govt calls for calm as massive explosion rocks Ibadan

The Oyo State government as called the residents of the state for calm, following the massive explosion that rocked the city on late Tuesday evening.

According to a statement issued by the Commissioner for Information and Orientation in the state, Prince Dotun Oyelade, all security service chiefs including para military chiefs and rire operatives have been deployed by the governor to reign in the spillover from the explosion. 

“Residents of Ibadan and immediate environ experienced an uncommon explosion about 8pm this evening.”

“There are various  interpretations of the incident but it is important for us to state categorically that the state government has taken over and in the full control of the unfortunate occurrence in in order to mitigate the incident.”

“His Excellency Governor Seyi Makinde therefore implores citizens to calm down and be rest assured that their interests are being looked after,” the statement said.

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