Akure Explosion: My thoughts are with Victims —Eyitayo Jegede

Akure Explosion: My thoughts are with Victims —Eyitayo Jegede

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2016 governorship election in Ondo state, Eyitayo Jegede, SAN, has sympathised with those affected by an early morning explosion of explosive devise along Akure Owo road in Akure, Ondo state capital. The blast, according to reports, occurred in the early hours of Saturday and destroyed property worth several millions of naira . Jegede, in a statement he personally issued, expressed profound and deep sympathies with…

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Why Akure Explosion must be investigated thoroughly —Ife Oyedele

Why Akure Explosion must be investigated thoroughly —Ife Oyedele

By: Oluwatosin Adesola As reactions continue to trail explosion that rocked Eleyowo/Iluabo axis of Akure/Owo expressway, a Prominent Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo state, Engr Ifeoluwa Oyedele has expressed the hope that the cause of the blast will be thoroughly investigated by relevant agencies of government and make their reports public. This according to Oyedele, will help government and security agencies to prevent future recurrence in the state and other parts…

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Explosion in Akure saddens me —Alasoadura

Explosion in Akure saddens me —Alasoadura

The Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Tayo Alasoadura has expressed sadness over the Saturday’s explosion that occurred near Akure Airport on Akure-Owo highway, amidst the ravaging corona virus facing the world. The Minister who represented Ondo Central in the National Assembly between 2015 and 2019, stated that the incident saddened him more so that the nation was equally battling deadly COVID-19. Senator Alasoadura, in a Press Statement he personally signed, condoled victims…

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Akure Explosion: Govt should compensate Victims —Ambassador Sola Iji

Akure Explosion: Govt should compensate Victims —Ambassador Sola Iji

By: Ade Adeleke The Nigerian Ambassador to Togo and governorship Aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), on Ondo state, Ambassador Sola Iji has called on government to compensate those who lost property and injured in Saturday’s explosion in Akure, on Akure-Owo road. The APC chieftain sympathized with victims and the people of the state over the unfortunate massive explosion that rocked Akure/Owo expressway at the weekend. Iji made his feeling known…

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Akure Explosion: Ondo NUJ blasts Tolu Babaleye, gives him 7days to Apologise

Akure Explosion: Ondo NUJ blasts Tolu Babaleye, gives him 7days to Apologise

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Ondo State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has lambasted a lawyer Tolu Babaleye for attacking journalists in the state with his social media post. In a Statement signed by the State Secretary of the Union, Leke Adegbite, Ondo NUJ described as unacceptable Babaleye’s unguarded and printable comments against journalists in the state over the coverage of weekend’s Akure Explosion. The Union therefore demanded unreserved apology from the lawyer…

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@68: Tinubu is an Uncommon Leader — Buhari, Ondo APC Chair, Adetimehin

@68: Tinubu is an Uncommon Leader —  Buhari, Ondo APC Chair, Adetimehin

By: Ade Adeleke The Chairman of the APC in Ondo State, Engr. Ade Adetimehin, has described the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC ), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, as an uncommon talent-developer, with an exemplary focus that should be emulated by all. The chairman, in a statement by the party spokesman, Alex Kalejaye, views Tinubu as “a man who has, on several occasions, deployed his personal resources, even with zeal and passion, to…

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Akure Explosion: APC hails Quick Response of Ondo Govt, Security Agencies

Akure Explosion: APC hails Quick Response of Ondo Govt, Security Agencies

By: Ade Adeleke The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State has sympathized with victims of weekend’s Akure Explosion, saying it is deeply saddened by the grim effect of the blast around Eleyowo/Iluabo community, in Akure North Local Government area of the state. In a Press Statement made available to journalists in Akure by the party’s Spokesman, Alex Kalejaye, APC also condoled the State Government and entire people of the Ondo State. Kalejaye commended the…

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Govt must Probe Akure Explosion, assist Victims —Senator, Rep, PDP react

Govt must Probe Akure Explosion, assist Victims —Senator, Rep, PDP react

EXPLOSION IN AKURE, AKINYELURE CONDOLES WITH VICTIMS Distinguished Senator Ayo Akinyelure, FCA, representing Ondo Central in the Upper Chamber this morning Condoles with those affected over the massive explosions that hits Eleyowo community in Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State where many houses, churches and schools were destroyed. In a statement issued on his behalf early this morning by his SA (Media & Strategy), Mr Charles Akinwon and personally signed by the Distinguished…

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Just In: My position on Akure Explosion —Akeredolu

Just In: My position on Akure Explosion —Akeredolu

By: Ade Adeleke Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has visited and reacted to explosion that happened in Akure where property were damaged. Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has visited the scene of explosion that occurred on Saturday March 28th, along Akure-Owo expressway. The Governor was accompanied by his deputy, Agboola Ajayi and head of security agencies in the state. Earlier before the visit Akeredolu said in a Statement that, “I have been briefed by the security chiefs…

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Updated: Panic as Bomb explodes, damages 60 Structures in Akure, People feared Dead

Updated: Panic as Bomb explodes, damages 60 Structures in Akure, People feared Dead

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Report says explosive Devices suspected to be bomb that are being transported to other parts of the country have exploded along Akure-Owo highway in Ondo state. It was gathered that more than 60 structures of residential houses, churches and schools were damaged by the explosion. The blast that caused apprehension among most residents of Akure, Obaile, Eleyowo, Iluabo, Osi and environs in Ondo state, destroyed a popular church beside road, “Possibility Church”,…

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