The Kogi State Governor , Yahaya Bello , on Thursday , visited the Presidential Villa , Abuja , over the explosion.
After a meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Bello told State House correspondents that Osinbajo showed understanding and promised to support the state .
The governor said he had earlier met with the Minister of Works and Housing , Babatunde Fashola , over the incident, especially on the poor state of the road where the incident occurred .
He said Fashola ordered the immediate deployment of officials of the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency to fix the spot .
He added , “ The minister swiftly invited all those that were concerned as far as our road construction and reconstruction are concerned. He directed that FERMA moves into that spot immediately and fix those areas . ”