Horror! Midnight Fire Guts Olaleye Market In Lagos, Consumes Goods Worth Billions (Photos)

May 30, 2020
53 Views

Lagos market fire

Scene of the incident

Residents of Somolu Local Government Area of Lagos State were jolted awake on Saturday morning as fire razed the Olaleye Market in the area.

The PUNCH reports that the fire started around 3am, consuming goods and property worth billions of naira.

The cause of the fire has not been ascertained and no casualty has been recorded yet.

But officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Fire Service have arrived at the scene.

LASEMA Spokesperson, Nosa Okunbor, said, “Upon arrival at the scene, it was discovered that Olaleye Market located at Shomolu was gutted by fire.

“However, an investigation is currently ongoing to ascertain the cause of the fire.

“Lagos State Fire Service, LRU fire and the Federal Fire Service are currently battling the inferno and preventing it from spreading to residential buildings.

“No life was lost and no injuries sustained but properties and goods worth several billions of naira are currently being razed by the inferno.”

You may be interested

Imo North by-election: Court rejects Ararume’s plea against APC, Ibezim
News
News

Imo North by-election: Court rejects Ararume’s plea against APC, Ibezim

Webby - January 22, 2021

/* custom css */ .tdi_75_326.td-a-rec{ text-align: center; }.tdi_75_326 .td-element-style{ z-index: -1; }.tdi_75_326.td-a-rec-img{ text-align: left; }.tdi_75_326.td-a-rec-img img{ margin: 0 auto 0…

Vehicles Gifted To Bandits: The Accusation is Wicked/Irresponsible – Shinkafi
News
2 views
News
2 views

Vehicles Gifted To Bandits: The Accusation is Wicked/Irresponsible – Shinkafi

Webby - January 22, 2021

/* custom css */ .tdi_75_5b0.td-a-rec{ text-align: center; }.tdi_75_5b0 .td-element-style{ z-index: -1; }.tdi_75_5b0.td-a-rec-img{ text-align: left; }.tdi_75_5b0.td-a-rec-img img{ margin: 0 auto 0…

NIN: NIMC Commences Enrolment Of Foreign Diplomats
News
3 views
News
3 views

NIN: NIMC Commences Enrolment Of Foreign Diplomats

Webby - January 22, 2021

The National Identity Management Commission, (NIMC) has commenced the enrolment of foreign diplomats in Nigeria. It could be recalled that…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.