There was pandemonium today after a massive fire outbreak razed 15 shops at Owode-Onirin Market, Ikorodu area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.
Goods worth millions of naira were destroyed with traders left to groan in pains and agony over the loss of their properties.
The state’s emergency agency’s Director General, Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu said that on arrival at the incident scene, it was observed that the fire emanated from one of the several lines of shop within the market.
“The cause of the fire is unknown as there was no power supply within the market. No lives lost but valuables were destroyed,” he said.
He added that the spread of fire is curtailed from further spread, adding that the fire razed 15 shops before it was put off.