We’re in control – Oyo govt gives update on Ibadan explosion




The Oyo state government has assured residents of safety as explosion rocks Ibadan on Tuesday.

Prince Dotun Oyelade, Commissioner for Information and orientation Oyo state disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday.

He confirmed that the explosion occured around 8pm on Tuesday.

Oyelade said the government is working with security agencies to uncertain the cause of the explosion.

“Residents of Ibadan and immediate environ experienced an uncommon explosion about 8pm this evening.

“There are various  interpretations of the incident but it is important for us to state categorically that the state government has taken over and in the full control of the unfortunate occurrence in in order to mitigate the incident.

“All security service chiefs including para military chiefs and Fire Operatives have been deployed by the governor to Reign in the spillover from the explosion.



“His Excellency Governor Seyi Makinde therefore implores citizens to calm down and be rest assured that their interests are being looked after”, he stated.