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Foreign Names Found on CAC Document of Company Indicted for Ibadan Explosion — Governor Makinde Reveals   

The governor made this revelation during an appearance on Channels Television's Politics Today program.

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Foreign Names Found on CAC Document of Company Indicted for Ibadan Explosion — Governor Makinde Reveals 

 

In a shocking revelation, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State disclosed on Wednesday that the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) certificate of a mining company involved in Tuesday’s explosion in the Bodija area displayed foreign names as owners.

 

The governor made this revelation during an appearance on Channels Television’s Politics Today program.

 

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Adding to the grim aftermath, Makinde announced that the death toll from the explosion had climbed to three, with one more victim succumbing to injuries in a hospital on Wednesday. Despite the tragedy, there was a glimmer of hope as one survivor was recovered from the rubble, and the governor confirmed that 60 out of the 77 hospitalized individuals had been discharged.

 

Speaking on the company’s foreign ownership, Governor Makinde stated, “We’ve done a few fact-finding on the company involved, and yes, there are indeed some foreign names on the CAC documents of the company involved, but these are still early days. We don’t have anything to cover.”

 

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Addressing the nature of the incident, the governor emphasized that it was not related to banditry or insurgency but rather involved illegal miners storing explosives in a residential area. He identified an individual of interest, suggesting that security agents should invite them for questioning.

 

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Governor Makinde assured the public of transparency, stating, “We have no reason for cover-up, and the people of the state should trust his administration.” He also revealed plans to seek presidential approval for miners to store explosives with the military, intending to sign an executive order to that effect in the coming days.

 

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As investigations continue, the governor shared that the affected residents, whose houses were destroyed, have been provided temporary shelter in hotels in Bodija and the Agodi areas of the state capital.

 

How It Started

 

The catastrophic incident unfolded on Tuesday evening, causing panic in Ibadan as a powerful explosion rocked the ancient city, leading to building collapses and widespread damage. Residents reported feeling the impact far from the scene, describing a loud bang around 07:30 pm.

 

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Victims were swiftly transported to hospitals, while some individuals remained trapped in the rubble of buildings that caved in. Preliminary investigations by security agencies revealed that illegal miners occupying a house in Bodija were responsible for the blast.

 

Governor Makinde, who visited the scene on Tuesday night, assured the public that investigations are ongoing, promising that all those found culpable for the act will be brought to justice.

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