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Owode Market Fire: Kwara Gov commiserates with Offa citizens, traders



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Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq sends his heartfelt condolences to the people of Offa, especially the business community, on the unfortunate fire incident at the popular Owode market.

The Governor says the development was one tragedy too many, adding that a team from the state emergency management agency has since visited the market to take stock of the situation as well as deliver the government’s commiserations to the traders.

He said the fire incident again highlights the need for all stakeholders to be more proactive in preventing such outbreaks at home or in the marketplace.

While commending the fire service for their prompt response, he directs the Service to work more closely with marketers on modern fire prevention mechanisms and preparedness.

The Governor prays to God to recompense the traders for their losses.

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