Kwara State Government has disbursed over three million naira to victims of the recent fire disaster at Oro central market in Irepodun local government area of the state.
Presenting the cash to the victims at the palace of Oloro of Oro Kingdom, the Secretary, Kwara State Emergency and Relief Service, Mrs Motunrayo Adaran said the cash presentation was a relief to cushion the effects of the unfortunate incident.
According to her the state government official had earlier carried out assessment visits to ascertain the level of devastation which prompted governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq to intervene.
Mrs Adaran charged the beneficiaries to use the money for the purposes they are meant for.
Speaking on behalf of the beneficiaries, the Babaloja and Iyaloja of Oro Kingdom, Mr Tijani Sodiq and Mrs Mulikat Jimoh commended the state governor for fulfilling the promise made during his visit to the market.
ALI MUHAMMAD RABIU