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“God did” – Man who survives Ibadan explosion shares before and after photos

A survivor of the Ibadan explosion in Nigeria has shared images depicting the before and after scenes of the incident, expressing profound gratitude to God.

On Tuesday night, January 16, numerous buildings collapsed following a massive explosion in Ibadan, Oyo state, impacting various areas.

The residents in those areas were also significantly affected, with reports indicating casualties and injuries.

The man, identified as Ade, seems uninjured after the incident but was covered with dust, suggesting that he may have been rescued from one of the collapsed apartments.

On his X page with the handle @Shurley_banks, he posted a two-slide transformation featuring a before picture that shows him sitting neatly in his car, sporting a sunshade over his eyes.

The after photo, which has been going viral since the incident, depicts the man in a state of fear and anxiety, his face covered in dust.

Narrating his experience, he wrote, “I Escaped!!! I still don’t even know what’s happening here in ibadan but we are safe 🙏 All we heard was a massive blast”.

In his follow-up post, he furthered, “Same person Different scenarios God did!”

Checkout his post below:



— Adé 👷🏾‍♂️🏗️🏡🚧 (@shurley_bankz) January 17, 2024

Social media thronged to comment section with their thoughts.

Some reactions are shown below:

@Fiks_daniell said, “Frame 1: 28 year old Shurley Frame 2: 75 year old Shurley. You go still be fine bobo for old age nothing go kill you my bro 🙏😂”.

@ChiefArchitect_ said, “Yes god did ade I wish you the best ,good man”.

@Elkrosmediahub said, “Thank God for mercies bruh🙏🏽”.

@thisisJaddy said, “Ibadan Kevin De Bruyne. Thank God you are safe bro 🙏🏾”.

@chukkysmiles_ said, “You just Dey detonate into different looks Ade bomboy”.

@_FarouqOlami said, “bro grew old for a minute 💀”.