The Ondo State Government has commiserated with a popular Motor Spare Parts Dealer in Owo, Alhaji Saliu Lawal also known as Shanu-Olu Motor Parts whose shop was gutted by fire.
In his message at the scene of the incident in Owo, the Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN sympathised with the shop owner and described the incident as a great loss owing to the significant role that he has been playing in the economy of the ancient town and the state at large.
Represented by his Chief of Staff, Chief Olugbenga Ale, Governor Akeredolu enjoined the police and the fire service to do a thorough investigation to ascertain the cause of the inferno and informed the fire victim that the government will communicate its assistance to him very shortly.
He however commended the people of Owo for their at efforts at putting out the inferno and enjoined them to always ensure that their electrical appliances were always put off to avoid a reoccurrence.
Items burnt to ashes in the shops and stores in various brands of motor spare parts, Batteries, Engine oil of all kinds, kitchen utensils, Gas Cookers, Electronic Knitting machines, Generating sets, Bicycles, Sewing machines among others.
The Government Team led by the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Chief Olugbenga Ale include: Chairman, Local Government Service Commission, Hon. Femi Idris and the Permanent Secretary, Government House and Protocol, Mr Dare Aragbaye while the Caretaker Chairman of Owo Local Government, Mr Gani Omoluka was on hand to welcome the team.