May 26, 2024

Fire guts Agbeni Market in Ibadan

Fire guts Agbeni Market in Ibadan

A raging fire has destroyed the popular Agbeni Market in Ibadan, Oyo State.

It was gathered that the inferno, which started at about 04:30 am on Sunday, has caused significant damage to the market.

According to sources, the fire broke out in the early hours of the morning, and its cause is yet to be ascertained.

When contacted, the state General Manager of Fire Services, Yemi Akinyemi, confirmed the incident.

Akinyemi said, “The agency received the distress call at exactly 04:37hrs through Sunday Ogundele, Access Bank security that Agbeni market is on fire.

“Our men are still battling with the job; we are grateful to the Central Bank of Nigeria that allows us to use their water supply. Everything is under control. They are still going to CBN to replenish”, he confirmed.

Details on this coming up later…

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