Fire has gutted popular Sabo market in Oyo town, Oyo State.
News gathered by TOS had that goods and property worth billions of naira were destroyed in the incident.The fire, reportedly started around 10:00 p.m., and spread to most parts of the market.
Some traders, whose shops and valuables were caught in the fire, were said to be lamenting and counting their losses. As the time of this report, the cause of the fire couldn’t be ascertained, but fire fighters had arrived the scene and efforts to douse the fire were ongoing.
Efforts to reach the Director of Operation Oyo State Fire Service, Adeleke Ismail and the state police spokesperson, Olugbenga Fadeyi proved abortive.