Makinde issues a 72-hour ultimatum to companies possessing explosives


Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, signed Executive Order 001, 2024, focusing on the management of hazardous materials.

Within the order, he issued a 72-hour ultimatum for individuals possessing explosives in the state to declare them.

This legislation, prompted by a recent explosion in Ibadan, aims to enhance safety measures, with violations punishable under existing criminal laws.

Makinde expressed confidence that these measures would prevent a recurrence of the tragic incident and emphasized the immediate implementation of the Executive Order.



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