Goods worth millions of naira destroyed as fire guts part of Balogun market

Some traders at the popular Balogun market are currently counting their losses after fire gutted a section of the market in the early hours of today, December 16.


The cause of the fire is unknown at the time of filing this report.


Confirming the fire outbreak, the spokesperson of the state police command, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, said 

“There was a fire incident at 18, Otigba Street, Computer Village, Ikeja early hour of today. The fire engulfed a shopping complex.
As soon as the report was received, firefighters were contacted and they arrived immediately. Policemen were drafted there to protect the Firefighters and others.
 The fire has been put out successfully. No life was lost in the incident. However, valuable properties which estimates are not yet known were destroyed”