Midnight Fire Razes Lagos Market, Destroys Properties

BEVERLY HILLS, January 25, (THEWILL) – Lagos police command on Monday, confirmed a fire incident at Agboju Market in Festac.

According to the police, the fire started at about 0230 hrs.

A statement by CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi said, “The command contacted the Lagos State Fire Service Operatives who responded swiftly. The fire was brought under control at about 0400 hrs of the same date.

“However, no life was lost to the incident but the value of property destroyed and cause of the fire incident not yet ascertained.”

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, however, commended the police, Fire Service, LASEMA, NEMA, NSCDC and other agencies for their intervention.