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ISALE IJU GAS EXPLOSION: Toba Oke mourns loss of a victim, orders better treatment for all

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ISALE IJU GAS EXPLOSION: Toba Oke mourns loss of a victim, orders better treatment for all

Ifako-Ijaiye LG Chairman, Apostle Oloruntoba Oke, on Saturday described the loss of Mr. Ezekiel Yomi, who was among the victims of last Thursday gas explosion at  Isale Iju in Ogundimu community of the council area, very painful and, therefore, commiserate with his family and the entire residents, just as he, directed immediate evacuation of some victims of the unfortunate inferno to government hospitals for better medical care.

Oke, who was at the Trauma and Burn Centre, Gbagada General Hospital to see how victims of the explosion were responding to treatments following injuries sustained,  was told about the passing of the deceased, who was said to have suffered first degree burns where seventeen (17) others have been treated and discharged and the remaining seven(7) at the health facilities were also about to be discharged.

ISALE IJU GAS EXPLOSION:  Toba Oke mourns loss of a victim,  orders better treatment for all

His visit to a private hospital to monitor the wellbeing of some of the injured who were initially admitted there but poorly handled, prompted the council chief, to mobilise an ambulance to convey them including a  six-month-old baby also a victim, to Ifako-Ijaiye General Hospital for proper management of their health conditions, as well as ensured he, personally footed their medical bills.

He was full of appreciation for the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu for prompting the intervention of the state emergency responder agency and other security agencies to swiftly contain the further spread and damaging effects of the inferno.
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The list of the victims of the gas explosion include:

1.   Ezekiel, Yomi (Deceased)

2.   Oluwafemi, Anthony

3.   Michael, Omoku

4.   Sunday, Abdulfatai

5.   Abdusalam, Eferakeya

6.   Kelvin, Mohammed

7.   Rasheed, Gift.

8.   Nduka Ugbaha.

9.   Christian, Olatunji.

10.  Olufemi, Kehinde.

11. Akeem, Opeyemi.

12.  Azeez, Amusan Olaoluwa.

13.  Oseni Sulaimon,

14. Falade, Muyiwa.

15.  Ida Eneojo.

16.  Ramoni Salami.

17.  Ann Walaka

18.  Loveth Amarachi.

19.  Ekaette Solomon.

20.  Nathala Ibrahim.

21.  Adebowale Kehinde.

22.  Jegede Obafemi.

23.  Abolarin Oluwagbemiga.

24.  Sanusi Sunday.

25.  Odusole Oluseyi.

26.  Bukola Ayo.

27.  Solomon Daniel.

28.  Bankole Olusola.

29.  Ogunmodede Olufemi.

30. John Alagbose.

32. Fatima Oloko.

Among those who accompanied the chairman on the visit include members of the council’s legislative arm led by their Leader, Hon. Abiodun Akinola; supervisor for Agriculture, Hon. Femi Afikuyomi (JP);  Oba-Elect of Iju Kingdom, Prince Gbolahan Mathew Ogundimu and LSNC officials.

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