BREAKING: Foreign Names on CAC Document of Company Indicted For Ibadan Explosion, Makinde Speaks Out

Jan 17, 2024 | Entertainment, News

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Ibadan, Oyo state – Governor Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday, January 17, said the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) certificate of a mining company indicted for the explosion in Bodija area of Oyo state showed some foreign names as owners.

Makinde, who spoke on Channels Television’s Politics Today programme on Wednesday night, also said the death toll in the unfortunate blast had risen to three as one more victim died at a hospital.

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At least two people were killed and dozens injured when explosives stored at a private residence detonated in Oyo state. Photo credit: Seyi Makinde
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‘We’d uncover identities of miners’ – Makinde

Legit.ng reports that the Ibadan explosion happened on Tuesday night, January 16.

The Oyo governor said:

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“We are trying to uncover the identities of the people. 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.”

Foreign illegal miners ran out before explosion — Survivor

In a report by Vanguard newspaper, a survivor of the Ibadan explosion said it was foreigners, who engaged in illegal mining activities, that caused the explosion. He added that they ran out just before the blast.

The survivor, Alhaji Mohammed Musa, lived next to the epicentre of the explosion.

Explosion rocks Ibadan

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that there was a loud bang said to be caused by an explosion in Ibadan.

The incident happened on Tuesday evening, January 16, and was heard around the city’s Agbowo, Sango, Orogun, and Bodija areas.

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