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Car Owner Cries Out One Year After Ibadan Burnt Tanker Claimed His Car In Oyo

An identified car owners who lost their vehicles to the tanker fire in Ibadan, state capital of Oyo in November 2021, Tolani Kolade, has cried out on Twitter platform over the silence of the Oyo State government after the incident.

Tolani Kolade, via his Twitter handle on Monday, to mark the anniversary of the day he nearly lost his life due to this incident, revealed that his burnt vehicle, which he uses for commercial purposes, had not been returned to him as in Oyo state.

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He urged Seyi Makinde, the Oyo State governor, to revisit the incident.

Kolade said, “Thank God for life. Over a year ago, I almost lost my life. Dear Gov Sir, #seyiamakinde it’s been over a year now and no one has got back to us sir. We tried all possible best. Even my burnt car wasn’t given back to me, it’s still in Oyo State secretariat. The fuel recovered from the burnt tanker has been claimed. I made it clear that I was a #Boltapp_ng driver and it hasn’t been easy.”

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Narrating the incident to the newsmen in 2021, Kolade said, “I am a Bolt driver and my car was completely burnt. The truck was ascending the hill and I was at the back a few meters away. When I saw that the tanker was coming backwards, I abandoned my car and ran out to save my life. Luckily I escaped but my car was destroyed by fire. But I thank God.”

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