Seyi Makinde, the governor of Oyo State, has expressed his condolences to the relatives of Abiodun Adeleke, a 28-year-old male who perished in a recent flood at Onilu-Moniya.
Adeleke, a native of Onilu-Moniya, died on Thursday while assisting three bike riders to cross the Asanmajana River amid a severe downpour. The torrent took him away.
When Makinde visited the Onilu Central Landlord Association to discuss the recent flood in the community, he extended his condolences.
Makinde assured the residents and people of the area, who were represented by the Chairman of the Oyo State Road Maintenance Agency, OYSROMA, Hon. Kamil Akinlabi Mudashiru, that the government’s intervention would soon be felt in the area.
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“We are deeply sorry for your loss and trauma occasioned by the demise of your son, Abiodun Adeleke, while trying to help some residents of the area to cross the Asanmajana River last night. May almighty God continue to uphold and protect the family he left behind.”
Makinde appealed to the residents and people of Onilu -Moniya and Akinyele Local Government to be patient saying long awaited intervention would soon be felt in the area.
In his address, the Chairman, Onilu Central Landlord Association, Mr. Bukola Akintola, thanked Governor Seyi Makinde for his quick response and visit to the area.
While noting that many government officials have visited the area in the past without any positive impact, he also expressed optimism that Governor Seyi Makinde would fulfill his promise to residents of the area.