... Say She Would Have Been in Ibadan In Less Than 24 Hours After Explosion to Bring Succour to Victims

Following the deadly explosion in Ibadan Tuesday night which caused massive destruction and fatalities,  some residents of Bodija area of the ancient city where the incident happened have sought immediate  humanitarian response from the federal government .

The residents, including  youths and women most whom small scale businesses were destroyed by the explosion pleaded with President Bola Tinubu to recall the suspended Minister for Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr.Betta Edu to office,  saying if she was in office,  she would have visited them in less than 24-hours to empathise with and and bring succour to them onbehalf of the federal government.

One of them, Mrs Modinat Ojulari whose kisok and grinding machine were destroyed in the explosion lamented her loss,  asking for government assistant.

Ojulari who said the grinding machine was given to her  by Dr Betta Edu as APC National Women Leader during the pre-presidential Campaign in Ibadan,appealed  to President Tinubu to forgive Edu onbehalf  of  downtrodden and poor  Nigerians. 

Kafayat Alabelewe from Agodi said "Though I have not seen or meet that woman Asiwaju suspended from office before, I think her name is Edu; but I have been hearing in the news how she helps the poor and people who suffer the kind of loss I have suffered because of this explosion;  I'm sure if she was in office,  she would have immediately rushed here to console us and bring us relief items from Asiwaju.

"My entire means of livelihood is gone. Where do I start from?  I beg President Tinubu,  the Asiwaju to bring Edu back so that she can come and help us"Mrs Alabelewe, an unemployed NCE holder said amid sobs.

On his part, 26 year old  Waisu Ogunmola whose carpentry workshop was destroyed said he lost all finished work belonging to his clients together with his work tools.

"My life is finished. Who will help me?  We want federal governme

nt to come to our aid;  President Tinubu should please,  quickly pardon the Minister for Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation and restore her back to office; and then send her to come to our aid;  she has done it for other people before,  our own should not be different", Ogunlesi who claimed he holds Ordinary National Diploma,  OND pleaded.

Pst Bill Francis Bill South South Zone Spokesperson to Chief Sen Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Senior Chief Advocate to Hon Dr Active Working Betta for better Nigeria.

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