More persons rescued alive from Ibadan explosion scene

Date:

January 17, 2024.

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Azonuchechi Chukwu.

More persons are being rescued alive from the rubble of the explosion which occurred in Ibadan Oyo state capital on Tuesday, Jan. 16.

Witnesses say three persons have been brought out alive, including a mother and her baby, who were pulled earlier Wednesday, Jan. 17.

According the witnesses relatives and persons residing in the area have been making contacts with their relations on mobile phone and most of them are responding to the call, insisting that responders should help them come out from the rubble.

A video shared online shows a yet-to-be-identified man being pulled out alive from the rubble.

The video of the man being lifted on a stretcher and carried to an ambulance for further medical attention was posted by Arise Television on Wednesday, Jan. 17.

Onlookers can be heard sympathising with him as he was being carried away.

Meanwhile, the National Emergency Management Agency has disclosed that over 20 houses were affected in the Tuesday night explosion that rocked the Bodija area of Ibadan, Oyo State capital.

“Over 20 houses were affected. Casualty figures can not be ascertained for now. Search and rescue operation is still ongoing,” the agency said.(www.naija247news.com).

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Azonuchechi Chukwu - Business Journalist at Naija247news.com Azonuchechi Chukwu is a seasoned business journalist contributing to the insightful coverage of economic and financial news at Naija247news.com. With a passion for unraveling the complexities of the business world, Azonuchechi brings a wealth of expertise and dedication to his role. As a Business Journalist, Azonuchechi specializes in providing comprehensive analyses of market trends, corporate developments, and economic indicators. His in-depth reports offer Naija247news.com readers a nuanced understanding of the forces shaping the Nigerian and global business landscapes. Azonuchechi Chukwu's commitment to journalistic excellence is evident in his ability to translate complex financial information into accessible and engaging narratives. Whether exploring stock market fluctuations, corporate strategies, or economic policies, he strives to deliver content that empowers readers with valuable insights. With an educational background in business and a keen interest in the intersection of finance and technology, Azonuchechi stays at the forefront of industry dynamics. His coverage extends beyond traditional financial reporting, encompassing the dynamic realms of fintech, entrepreneurship, and sustainable business practices. Azonuchechi Chukwu's work goes beyond the surface, aiming to foster financial literacy and awareness among Naija247news.com's audience. By demystifying economic complexities and shedding light on emerging opportunities, he plays a pivotal role in keeping readers well-informed in the fast-paced world of business. As Naija247news.com's Business Journalist, Azonuchechi Chukwu continues to make meaningful contributions to the platform's mission of delivering timely, accurate, and relevant business news to its diverse audience. His dedication to journalistic integrity and his ability to navigate the intricacies of the business realm make him an invaluable asset to the Naija247news.com team.

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