A market fire early on Saturday consumed shops located inside the Araromi Spare Parts market in Ibadan.
It was reported that the started around 2 am and it affected about forty-five shops.
Confirming the incident, the General Manage, Oyo State Fire Service, Rev. Canon Yemi Akinyinka stated that men of the service were able to quench the fire around 5 am on Saturday.
“Our men are at Araromi Market Agodi Gate since 2:30 a.m. where they are putting off the fire caused by indiscriminate refuse burning.
“The fire was suppressed at 5:00 a.m. Cooling down operation is ongoing to suppress reignition. On my way for on the spot assessment.
“I cannot say specifically the number of shops now, you know it is an emergency. It started in the night. About 45 shops”.
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