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Fire guts Bodija market in Ibadan

The popular Bodija Market in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital was on Monday gutted by fire which destroyed a section of the market and consumed goods worth millions of naira, while the source remained unknown as at the time of filing this report

Penpushing reports that, the Director of Operations, Oyo State Fire Service, Mr Ismail Adeleke,ho confirmed this to journalists and explained that, the service received a distress call at about 5.35am and moved to the market immediately

The Director of Operations said the fire was brought under control and extinguished by the combined efforts of firefighters, traders and security men in the market, adding the cause was unknown and that no life was lost

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“We received a call at 5:35am and we moved to the market and put out the fire immediately. There was no loss of life and nobody was injured in the incident. We were informed late. We didn’t receive any call from the people in the market, it was a policeman in Yemetu area that called and we responded swiftly’, he added

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