Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu yesterday inspected some burnt shops in Akure, the state capital, and assured the owners of security of life and property.
The fire destroyed goods and property estimated at millions of naira last week in the shops near the palace of the Deji of Akure, Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi.
Akeredolu, who called for calm, assured the traders of assistance after a verification of the damage.
He said: “We will cart away the debris and start the verification. We will also source for funds to assist the traders.” Read more