Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State says avenue buying and selling will quickly grow to be an offence within the state following an accident in Iworoko Ekiti that claimed 12 lives. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reviews that the governor acknowledged this whereas commiserating with the folks of the city over the incident that occurred on Saturday.
The Governor, who had earlier directed his deputy, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, to pay a condolence go to to the group on Sunday, mentioned in an announcement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olayinka Oyebode, in Ado Ekiti, he was saddened and devastated by information of the deadly accident. The governor famous that many lives had been lost as a result of reckless method through which trailer drivers plied the highway.
He mentioned government could be compelled to re-introduce some outdated legal guidelines and former preparations to deal with the difficulty. Fayemi mentioned the Ekiti State Traffic Management Agency can be strengthened to implement the road buying and selling legal guidelines.
He mentioned market stalls had been constructed in numerous local government areas to discourage avenue buying and selling including that government would now speed up completion of these markets and construct new ones to keep away from additional tragedies. Fayemi urged the group leaders and households of the victims to remain calm whilst “we collectively mourn the death of our beloved ones within the unlucky incident.
” The Governor mentioned: “This is a big tragedy and a painful expertise, not solely for the households of the victims, however for all of us. “We share with the folks of Iworoko and households of the victims their pains and sorrow on account of the unlucky tragedy. Our prayer is that God can be with you throughout this attempting interval. “Government may even have a look at areas of help with a view to ameliorating the pains.”