Huge Tragedy as Ogun Commissioner Loses House, Other Property to Fire

Huge Tragedy as Ogun Commissioner Loses House, Other Property to Fire

  • A colossal loss has befallen the Ogun state commissioner for Agriculture, Dr. Adeola Odedina
  • The commissioner lost his home and other valuables to a fire incident that destroyed everything in its path
  • Nonetheless, Odedina, a top government official, appreciated God while confirming the sad incident, and revealed that no life was lost

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On Thursday, January 19th, the Ogun state commissioner for Agriculture, Dr Adeola Odedina, lost his house located at Kemta Idi-Aba area of Abeokuta to an inferno.

The Punch reported that firefighters have been deployed to the scene to quench the fire.

Samson Odedina, the Ogun State Commissioner for Agriculture
Property worth millions was destroyed as fire razed the house of Samson Odedina, Ogun state's commissioner of Agriculture. Photo credit: Sanitarian Akinolá Olúwarantimi
Source: Facebook

House burnt

However, the inferno succeeded in razing the building and everything therein.

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What led to the incident

Confirming the incident, Odedina appreciated God as no life was lost in the incident, even as property worth millions of naira were destroyed.

On his part, the director of the state Fire Service, Fatai Adefala, said the fire could only be traced to the kitchen.

Fire razes police plaza in top Arewa state

Meanwhile, the POWA Plaza on Jos Road in Lafia, the Nasarawa state capital, was razed by a fire outbreak, turning property worth millions of naira into ashes. reported that an eyewitness said the inferno was caused by an electric spark in one of the shops in the complex around 1:00 am on Tuesday, November 8, 2022.

Most of the property belonging to the Nigeria Police Force was burnt before the arrival of the Nasarawa state fire service officials to quench the inferno.

Panic as fire guts popular Balogun Market in Lagos again

Some parts of the Balogun market went up in flames on Sunday, October 9, 2022.

The permanent secretary of the Lagos State Emergency Agency, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, confirmed the incident.

Although no life was lost in the inferno, authorities in the state say clothing materials stored in the shops were destroyed.


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