Some traders are counting their losses after the fire outbreak in a section of the popular Bodija Market in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
MoneyCentral gathered that the fire incident started in the early hours of Monday. It was learnt that the fire incident affected some shops in the market.
Good worth millions of naira were destroyed by the inferno. The cause of the fire incident has not been ascertained as at the time of filing this report.
A staff of Oyo State Fire Service who asked not to be named, confirmed the incident.
He said, “Yes. The incident occurred at Bodija market. You can call the director of operation to confirm.”
The Bodija market is located within Aare Latosa Local Council Development Area (LCDA) which was carved out of Ibadan North Local Government Area.