The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said that over 100 shops were destroyed during Monday’s fire incident that occurred at Bodija Market in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
The agency also revealed that no fewer than 350 traders in the market were also affected.
It made these revelations on Monday.
But, NEMA in its reaction, said that about 100 shops were razed, adding that over 350 traders were affected.
NEMA Southwest Zonal office in a statement made available to SOUTHWEST-FRONTIER also disclosed that foodstuffs and other valuable items worth millions of naira were completely destroyed.
“NEMA received a distress call early hours of this morning of the fire outbreak at a section of Bodija Market in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. Immediately, the Zonal office activated and mobilised the Federal and State fire services to bring the situation under control.