Ondo govt mourns victims of Ore tanker explosion

The Ondo State government on Monday mourned the tragic death of citizens in the explosion from the fuel-laden tanker at Ore, Odigbo local government area.

The government said it is prepared to reach out to families of victims of the tanker explosion at Ore, Odigbo Local Government Area of the State.

This is contained in a statement issued by the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mrs Bamidele Ademola-Olateju, on Monday.

She noted that the Government received with deep regrets and sadness, the death of residents involved in the tragedy.

“The government and people of the State are devastated by this unfortunate tragedy, which is not only gripping, but mind numbing. It is a tragedy that should not have occurred.

“Our hearts go out to the victims of the fuel tanker explosion and their families. This is a most horrendous way to die. We are shocked and traumatized as we express the depth of our grief for the victims of the explosion.

“The state would reach out to the victims’ families who are affected by these avoidable deaths. Whatever circumstances that led to this unfortunate incident must be discouraged. 

“This is one tragedy too many and it is our joint responsibility to ensure this does not happen again. May God grant repose to the souls of the departed and succour to their families,” the statement read.

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Ondo govt mourns victims of Ore tanker explosion

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