HRH Augustine Sunday Ojukwu. Ezendi Igbo of Amuwo-Odofin accompanied by Igbo traditional rulers and leaders to evaluate the damages caused by the explosion in Abula-Ado, Amuwo-Odofin in Lagos state Nigeria


The group of Igbo leaders led by Eze Udo  Augustine Sunday Ojukwu, Eze ndi Igbo of Amuwo-Odofin and that of Igbos in Lagos Chief Christian Nwachukwu,who visited the Abula-Ado explosion site expressed sadness about the level of properties destroyed and lives that were lost to the disaster.

HRH Augustine Sunday Ojukwu , Eze ndi Igbo of Amuwo-Odofin

“One way in one way out, lots of people were trapped even the people of Oteyi where I live were trapped. We cannot cross to Suba or Ado-Sola because there is only one way.

So am pleading with the state government and federal government to see if they can assist us in creating more roads through Yenoba or Festac exit so that we can have other ways of moving in and out”.

Chief Christian Nwachukwu, Eze ndi Igbo of Lgos

“We have toured around and have seen the Oba of Ala-Ado and we have consulates with him and the people of Abula-Ado community for this kind of problem that is a serious problem in our life time. this is a disaster that we do not expect to happen but now it has happened, we have come to show a show of love to all the Abula-Ado communities, in fact to inform them that they not alone”

Eze ndi Igbo of Amuwo-Odofin HRH Eze udo Agustine Sunday Ojukwu also expressed his appreciation to NEMA and other security agencies, the Lagos state government and other stake holders for their roles in the rescue mission and concerned to victims and their family members. Eze Augustine Sunday Ojukwu also pleaded with South Eastern governors to also complement the pains and sufferings of the victims and their family members.

HRH Augustine Sunday Ojukwu also said “I have visited the new Emir of Kano and told him what happened which he told me he will discuss with Mr. President and see how they can assist us to move forward”

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