There was a fire outbreak at the popular Oba Market in Benin, Edo State.
It was gathered that the fire started midnight and efforts to put it out were ongoing as of 09.00 am on Monday.
The cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained as of the time of filing this report.
Federal Fire Service Zone K tweeted:
“At about 1:00hrs this morning Men of Federal Fire Service Zone K Edo command turned out to combat a raging inferno at Oba market ring road Benin city Edo State.
In attendance are Nigerian Army, Nigerian Air force, NPDC, and UNIBEN fire service.”