The Executive Governor of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke has commiserated with the Ooni of Ife, Oba Babatunde Enitan Ogunwusi, over the fire incident that gutted a building within the courtyard of the Palace.
The governor in a statement signed by his spokesperson, Mallam Olawale Rasheed, on Saturday described the incident as unfortunate and prayed that God will continue to protect the monarch and his family.
He thanked God that no life was lost in the explosion, however, expressed grief at the building being destroyed.
“I sympathise with our royal majesty, the Ooni of Ife over the fire incident that happened late yesterday night. It is unfortunate to experience such at this critical time. May the protection of God never depart from you Kabiyesi.”
The fire incident triggered by power surge which exploded through electrical appliances in the affected apartment happened around 11:30pm yesterday.