Friday, March 31, 2023

    Fire Guts Ibadan Spare Parts Market



    There was a fire outbreak at Araromi spare parts market in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, in the early hours of Saturday.

    The market is one of the major markets in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

    It was gathered that the fire incident, which started around 2 a.m. affected about forty-five shops.

    Oyo State Fire Service confirmed the incident.

    General Manager of the State Fire Service, Rev. Canon Yemi Akinyinka, while speaking with Dailypost on Saturday, said that men of the command were able to quench the fire around 5 a.m. on Saturday.

    Akinyinka, in a telephone conversation with Dailypost said, “Our men are at Araromi Market Agodi Gate since 2:30 a.m. where they are putting of 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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