Following the death of Mr. Abiodun Adeleke, a victim of a recent flood at Onilu-Moniya area of Ibadan, Oyo State, the Governor of the state, Engr Seyi Makinde has extended his sympathies to the family of the deceased.
Speaking during a visit to the Onilu Central Association, the Governor through the Chairman of the Oyo State Road Maintenance Agency, OYSROMA, Hon. Kamil Akinlabi Mudashiru, said that the government is really sad about the unfortunate incident that happened on the evening of Thursday 9th September 2021
He reiterated the readiness and determination of his administration to extend development to the Moniya area of Ibadan among other areas and they the state Government will soon embark on projects that can help eliminate a repeat of the ugly incident that led to the death of an Oyo indigene
He said ” We are deeply sorry for your loss and trauma occassioned 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 “.
Responding on behalf of the people present, Mr. Bukola Akintola the Chairman of the Onilu Central Landlords Association, appreciated the Governor for quickly visiting the area to sympathise with the family of the deceased and the community as a whole and that this shows that Governor Makinde is a concerned leader who wants the good of his people.
Mr. Akintola added that, the people of the Onilu-Moniya area trust the leadership of Governor Makinde and they are really hopeful that the Governor will keep his promise of extending development to the people of the area.
28 years old Abiodun Adeleke, drowned in a flood at the Onilu-Moniya area where he is an indigene while trying to help three bike riders to cross the Asanmajana River during a heavy downpour.