- A building in Magodo, Lagos state has been razed by fire
- Nothing has been said by the state's fire service about the cause of the inferno
- Moreover, the police were yet to make any statement on the incident
Flames engulfed a building on Bashiru Shittu Street in the Magodo part of Lagos state on Wednesday, February 12.
Added to the fact that no fire-fighter was in sight as at the time of writing this report, no official statement has been made about the cause of the inferno or if it has led to any casualty in the building, Guardian reports.
Moreover, the police command in the state has not released any statement to confirm the development.
Eyewitnesses revealed to journalists that the fire burnt the structure to the ground.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the fire outbreak that gutted Atakumosa market in Osun on Tuesday, February 11, destroyed a lot of shops with goods worth a lot of money.
Although nothing official had been said about the cause of the inferno, an administrative officer of the state's fire service, Fatai Aremu, informed journalists that the flames were quenched by the efforts of personnel.
Aremu said that the fire was put out after about two hours from the time it started in the Ilesa area of the state.
On his part, the police spokesman in Osun, Folasade Odoro, said that officers were on ground to avoid looting of the shops were fire-fighters were at work.
In another post, Legit.ng reported that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)'s office in Orlu, Imo state was on Monday, February 3, gutted by fire.
The fire was said to have started about 6 am from a nearby bush around the INEC office in Orlu local government area of Imo state.
Sources said the fire may have been ignited by some farmers in the area and became uncontrollable as a result of the harmattan. Confirming the incident, the INEC's state spokesperson, Emmanuella Opara, the police was yet to ascertain the level of damage and the remote cause.
“Yes, we can confirm that the fire actually burnt the INEC office, but we can not say for sure the level of damage and what caused it because we are yet to visit the scene," Opara said.
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