PDP Laments Balogun Market Fire..Tasks Govt on Fire Emergency


Press Statement

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) expresses concerns over the
devastating fire incident that ravaged parts of the Balogun Market in
Lagos State.

The party also expresses sadness over the losses encountered by
Nigerians, particularly in the face of the prevailing economic

The PDP is however more disturbed by the manifest system deficiencies
that led to the failure to promptly bring the fire under control and
abate the losses.

The party tasks the authorities to live up to their billing by putting
in place measures that will ensure more proactive fire emergency
interventions in the country.

The PDP however called for an immediate investigation into the cause of
the disaster as well as the apparent system failures that frustrated
prompt intervention in such an emergency

The party deeply  commiserates with victims of the inferno and urged the
government as well as public-spirited groups and individuals to come to
their aid.


Kola Ologbondiyan
National Publicity Secretary



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