The Araromi spare parts market in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State, was completely destroyed by fire in the early hours of Saturday.
According to Anaedoonline.ng, the market is one of the main markets in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State.
According to reports, the fire incident, which began at around two in the morning, affected about forty-five (45) stores.
The incident was confirmed to Newsmen by the Oyo State Fire Service.
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Rev. Canon is the State Fire Service’s general manager. Yemi Akinyinka stated that the command’s troops were able to put out the fire at 5 a.m. on Saturday in an interview with Newsmen.
Akinyinka, in a telephone conversation with Newsmen said, “Our men are at Araromi Market Agodi Gate since 2:30 a.m. where they are putting off 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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According to news sources, the event occurred just a few weeks after a tanker in Ibadan lost control and caught fire.
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