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Eidel-Fitr: Fire Razed Down Goods Worth Over N80million In Ilorin

Around 07.22pm, on Thursday, at the popular Oja-Tuntun Babokomarket complex,in Ilorin, there was fire outbreak which razed down properties worth over 80million naria .

 Hassan Adekunle, spokesman of the state fire service disclosed that firefighters doused the intensity of the inferno which could have spread to other shops and cause more serious destruction in the market.

The leading officer of the firefighters crew said their timely arrival at the scene enabled them to limit the damage caused by the ravaging fire. Out of 1070 lockup shops, six were affected by the fire incident.

The officer said the fire incident was reportedly caused by the carelessness of one of the shop owners.

Director, Kwara State Fire Service, Prince Falade John Olumuyiwa, who wished all Muslims and Nigerians both at home and in the Diaspora happy Eid-el-Fitr celebrations, advised them to be safety conscious, especially with their cooking materials.

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