By Mosunmola Ayobami, Kwara
Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Monday paid a condolence visit to the families of 10 persons that lost their lives in a ghastly accident on Sunday along Bode- Saadu- Jebba road.
The victims of the road carnage were residents of Okelele community in Ilorin East Local Government Area of the state.
Three of the victims were members of the same family- the Babaladifa Sauta family.
The governor was accompanied by the Special Advisers and Senior Special Assistant on Strategy, Security and Religion; Saadu Salahu, Ibrahim Danmaigoro and Muyideen Aliyu as well as member, representing Ilorin East in the state House of Assembly, Hon. Amuda Jimoh.
The Special Adviser on Religion, Danmaigoro said the governor was moved by the plights of the bereaved.
“This is why the governor defied the rain and within short notice come down to commisserate with his people who are bereaved,” he added.
He prayed God to comfort the bereaved and repose the souls of the deceased.
The governor’s team was received by Alhaji Saheed Sauta Adifa
Responding on behalf of Sauta family, Alhaji Abdullahi Olesin thanked the governor for finding time out of his tight schedule to visit and commisserate with the bereaved families.
He said the bereaved were comforted by the governor’s visit.
Three of the victims were buried at Babaladifa’s compound, Okelele, Ilorin while others were buried at the Ilorin Muslim cemetery.