Property worth millions destroyed as fire guts River Valley Estate in Ojodu Berger

Property worth millions destroyed as fire guts River Valley Estate in Ojodu Berger

  • Some residents of Lagos state have lost their belongings after fire gutted part of an estate in Ojodu Berger axis
  • According to reports, the fire incident started from a business man's apartment, a claim rejected by the accused
  • Meanwhile, eye witness say no life was lost in the incident that occurred on the night of November 24

Some residents of River Valley Estate in Ojodu Berger area of Lagos state have lost millions worth of property following a late night fire incident.

According to reports, the fire incident was said to have started from the flat of an Abuja based business man who deals in optical lenses and eye wears.

Property worth millions destroyed as fire guts River Valley Estate
Some residents of River Valley Estate in Ojodu Berger area of Lagos state have lost millions. Photo: Temitope Popoola
Source: UGC

He used the apartment as a warehouse and had about two containers worth of good stocked in the flat. He was said to have packed the cartons of eye wears up to the ceiling in his apartment.

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Property worth millions destroyed
The fire incident reportedly started from a business man's apartment, a claim rejected by the accused. Photo: Temitope Popoola
Source: UGC

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He however debunked this allegation by saying he didn't own a gas in the kitchen as the toilet and kitchen were piled with goods as well.

Meanwhile he was said to have a bed in one of the rooms.

According to him, at the time the fire services got there, his room was not totally engulfed with the fire. He said a container of those goods was about $400,000.

Speaking on his losses, he said he is still standing by the grace of God.

Meanwhile, no life was lost in the fire incident.

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According to them, the bandits normally mount roadblock to collect the levies, lamenting that whosoever fail to pay the levy, the bandits would either destroy such person’s farm or he or she would be abducted.

However, the newspaper stated further that the State Police Command has denied the report, saying no complaints had been made before it of any destruction of farmland by the bandits.

Source: Legit Newspaper

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