Ladipo Plank Market Engulfed with Fire

A popular market in Lagos State, Ladipo Plank Market, was in a midnight inferno engulfed with fire which destroyed goods and property worth millions of naira.

The officials of LASEMA, the Lagos State Fire Service, and the Federal Fire Service are still battling to put off the fire as of 6 a.m. today.

However, Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyitolu, the Permanent Secretary, of Lagos State Emergency Management Authority, confirmed the incidents and stated that no lives were lost in the fire incident.

Oke-Osanyitolu said: “The agency responded to distress calls and arrived at the above scene of the incident to discover that the plank market was being gutted by fire.

“Fortunately, there is no loss of life. However, goods and property yet to be enumerated have been destroyed due to the inferno.”

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