Comedian cum actor Debo Adedayo popularly known as Mr Macaroni has reacted to the gas explosion on Tuesday May 17 in Kano State.
Reacting to the explosion, the comedian took to his Twitter page to offer his condolences to the families of the victims, pointing out that if the explosion happened due to a bomb attack, Kano residents should speak up.
This is coming on the heels of different reports regarding the major cause of the explosion. Some claim the explosion was caused by a suicide bomber, others, particularly Igbos claim it is an intentional target on Igbo populated area. In all of these, the police have said it is a gas explosion.
Mr Macaroni wrote:
“My heart goes out to the families of those feared dead in the Explosion at the Sabon Gari area of Kano state. Multiple reports confirm that it was a gas cylinder that caused the explosion. May our Land be healed. Cause o ti su mi mhen.
See, those of you in Kano, only you can speak your truth. Louder voices from Kano have said this was a gas explosion. If this was indeed a bomb attack, you all need to be crying and screaming!!! We sef go help una shout!! But you can’t be quiet and expect magic from us.”
There have been diverse reactions to Mr Macaroni’s tweet, see some below:The explosion, which occurred near Winners Kids Academy, resulted in damage to some buildings in the area. Some residents have been confirmed dead, with some injured.