Residents are still counting their losses in Oyo State after a raging fire broke out this morning along Akala Express Road in the State Captal, Ibadan.
The fire which started at the early hours of today (Tuesday) burnt some houses and shops within the community and was said to have broken out from one of the shops along the roadside.
Majority of the shops which are close to the popular Club 360 along Akala Expressway, Elebu, were consumed in the inferno.
Police and firefighters have arrived to put out the fire as at the time of filing this report.
Watch video from the inferno incident below.
Below are some confirmations on social media from other eyewitness;
So sad 😞 Fire outbreak on Alao akala expressway alongside elebu route !! May we not lose lives and properties !! beware and keep all flammables in good order @Ibadan247 @connectIBADAN @ibcityannouncer @MisterAlasiri @SqincareD @Sen_bimbola @bkinbu pic.twitter.com/ZrYFtKtKXh
— Ibadan City Movement 📍( For The Culture) (@IbadanMovement) February 4, 2020
Oh no! This is along Alao Akala express in Ibadan 😭 pic.twitter.com/v7wUK1Ykr8
— Bukola Wahab (@shawttynatt) February 4, 2020