Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State has paid an on-the-spot assessment visit to the Oro Central Market, ravaged by fire on Monday.
DAILY POST recalls that the Monday fire disaster, caused by refuse burning, affected at least 31 shops out of over 300 shops in the central market.
Following his assessment visit on Tuesday, the governor directed the state emergency agency to get the data of the victims and the extent of damage to determine government’s support.
“We have set the state emergency management agency in motion to take enumeration.
” We will mitigate the loss for the individuals who have lost property,” he stated.
Governor Abdulrazaq described the incident as quite unfortunate, adding that, ” We stand by the victims at this trying period.”
He also promised the people of Oro town, that the state government will soon begin the upgrade and equipping of the Oro General Hospital in the next quarter.
” Now, it is time to…