Shops at the popular Alaba International market in the Ojo Local Government area of Lagos state are currently on fire.
PM News gathered that the fire started in a shop where gas cylinders were stored before spreading to other parts.
However, the Lagos fire crew from Ojo, Sari-Iganmu, and Ajegunle were being turned back by angry mobs from performing their statutory.
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Speaking to newsmen on the incident, Adeseye Margaret, Director of Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, said;
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“Report reaching Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service indicates shops at the popular Alaba International Market, Ojo, Lagos are on Fire. However, Fire Crew from Ojo, Sari-Iganmu, and Ajegunle are being turned back by angry mobs from performing their statutory duty but fire fighting trucks are presently on standby. The agency is consequently collaborating with Security Agents to address it.”
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