- Florence Ajimobi's superstore located in Bodija area of Ibadan is on fire
- The cause of the fire is still not known but firefighters are curtailing the situation
- Security operatives are also on the ground to prevent possible looting as the fire is being monitored to prevent further spread
Grandex, a superstore located in Bodija area of Ibadan which is owned by the wife of former Oyo state governor, Florence Ajimobi, has been hit by fire.
The fire incident occurred on Sunday, November 8, and spread to the main stores, the Nation report.
Although officials of the Oyo State Fire Service have arrived the scene of the incident, efforts are still ongoing to curtail the inferno.
According to an eyewitness, operatives of the Joint Security Task Force Team, Operation Burst have arrived the scene to help the fire-fighters and prevent possible looting.
Mr Ajimobi was also said to have arrived at the scene in the company of some friends and sympathisers to monitor the situation. The cause of the fire is til unknown.
Legit.ng notes that this incident occurred less than three days after the former governor's widow came out of the mandatory four-month and ten-day seclusion, an Islamic rite observed by a woman whose husband passes away.
Meanwhile, Oyo police command on Wednesday, October 28, stated that it has arrested nine suspected thugs and arsonists over their alleged role in the wanton destruction and looting of properties in the state.
In a statement by the command's public relation officer, SP Olugbenga Fadeyi, the state police commissioner, Joe Nwachukwu Enwonwu, noted that the EndSARS protest was hijacked, thus the violence and vandalism that trailed the demonstration.
Speaking in Iseyin during a public briefing with residents of the community, the traditional council and necessary stakeholders, CP Enwonwu disclosed that six police officers were "gruesomely murdered" during the violence-ridden protest.
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