Fire guts Agboju market in Lagos

By Bamidele Joseph/:

Agboju Market in Festac, Lagos state was gutted down by fire on Monday, the Lagos state police command confirmed the incident.

According to the police, the fire started at about 0230 hrs.

A statement signed by CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi said: “The command contacted the Lagos State Fire Service Operatives who responded swiftly. The fire was brought under control at about 0400 hrs of the same date.”

However, no life was lost to the incident but the value of property destroyed and cause of the fire incident not yet ascertained.

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, however, commended the police, Fire Service, LASEMA, NEMA, NSCDC and other agencies that came to the rescue at the scene for their steadfastness.

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