There a fire outbreak at the famous Oba’s Market in Benin, Edo State. It is gathered that the inferno had started since midnight as the Edo State fire service are reportedly yet to get it under control.
Efforts are still ongoing to put it out as at 10:00 am Monday morning. The cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained as of the time of filing this report.
Federal Fire Service Zone K tweeted, “At about 1:00hrs this morning Men of Federal Fire Service Zone K Edo command turned out to combat a raging inferno at Oba’s market ring road Benin city Edo State. In attendance are Nigerian Army, Nigerian Air force, NPDC, and UNIBEN fire service.”
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