The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has commiserated with the Owa Ajero of Ijero Ekitit, Oba Ajewole Adebayo over the destruction of part of his palace during a fire incident last month.
The governor who was represented by his Chief of Staff, Hon. Biodun Omoleye, on Tuesday, made an on the spot assessment of the damaged palace, sympathized with the monarch over the fire incident and assured him of government’s support.
He said; “I hope and believe very soon, some help will come from the government to the palace of Ijero kingdom.
“It is our prayer that such unfortunate incident will never happen again in this palace. We pray that this will be a stepping stone for the transformation of the entire palace.”
Responding, Oba Ajewole expressed gratitude to the Governor for the visit and the planned support.
Oba Ajewole said he was thankful to God that the inferno did not take any life, even as he revealed that six children were evacuated from the building through the window during the fire outbreak.
“We thank God and pray that God will not allow us witness such a disaster again” the Monarch said .