Popular Kwara market gutted by fire Open

Category: Fire
Time: 24 Nov 23, 10:25AM
Address: 8HGR+7X Ila, Nigeria
Source: Anonymous

A midnight rampaging fire has gutted the popular Oja Tuntun multipurpose market in Ilorin metropolis, Kwara state. The fire which reportedly started around 10:30 pm, razed down no fewer than 15 shops in the process. It was gathered that Oja Tuntun market has about 1,072 shops, 984 stands and 27 warehouses. Confirming the incident, the Head of Department, Media and Publicity of Kwara State Fire Service, Hassan Adekunle, said the damage was minimal. Adekunle said the fire service helped save commodities and property valued at over N25 billion. The state governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has visited the scene of the fire incident.

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