Earlier today, Minister For Youths and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare was in Oyo town today to commiserate and sympathise with Alaafin and the people of Oyo on the fire outbreak which disrupted the economic activities of the great town.
While addressing the people, he made it known that he has written and spoken with Minister of Disaster Management and Humanitarian Affairs on the bad incident in which the minister has assured that NEMA (National Emergency Management Agency) will intervene on the issue and also assured the people that “the minister will do the needful when she visits Oyo next week”.
Furthermore, he promised to work with all the relevant stakeholders including Honourable representing Oyo Federal consistuency in green chamber;Hon. Prince Adeyemi Akeem as well as Oyo State Government to bring succor to those who fell victim of the fire accident.
The Minister also visited the burnt market where he encouraged victims not to lose hope while charging that they have the potential to rise up stronger from what had befallen them. He later presented some relief materials to Iyaloja of Akesan Market as part of the assitance to ensure that the victims get back on their feet soon.