Akeredolu Visits Scene Of Fire Outbreak In Akure On Christmas Day | The Precision

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN has sympathised with the victims of Christmas Day inferno that gutted some shops in Akure, the State Capital on Monday 25th December, 2017.
Governor Akeredolu left all his visitors who have come to celebrate the Christmas with him at the Government House, Alagbaka upon hearing the news of the ugly incident and quickly rushed to the scene.
Governor Akeredolu with some of his aides moved round the scene urging victims to calm down at about 3:30 pm.
The fire incident occurred at the Obanla junction on the Oba Adesida Road which is adjacent the formal popular Texaco gas station in the capital city.
The raging fire which started about 2pm Monday was said to have ripped through one of the shops before it extended to other stores.
We are fortunate  no casualties were recorded, many properties were destroyed and damaged as result of the heavy inferno.
About six shops that were stocked with books and other educational materials were burnt to ashes.
Also, a plastic depot close to the scene of the incident was badly affected by the fire as some properties stocked inside were also damaged.
Some of the shop owners wept as they were helpless while watching the inferno destroying the building housing some of the stores.
One of the owners of the shop, Mrs. Bisi Adegbenro said she lost all her newly stocked goods to the mysterious fire.

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