Nigeria: Hearth Incident Renders 120 Homeless in Ilorin

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A fireplace incident that occurred at Megida Onikanhun Compound, Edun Isale, Ilorin South Native Authorities, left 120 individuals homeless, razing 44 rooms of a constructing and a mosque.

That is contained in a press release signed by the Head of Division of Media and Publicity of the fireplace division, Hassan Adekunle, on Monday in Ilorin.

It mentioned that on Jan. 15, 2024, round 11:08 hours, the Kwara State Hearth Service responded to a fireplace at Megida Onikanhun Compound, Edun Isale, Ilorin South Native Authorities.

“Firefighters, upon arrival, discovered the whole compound and Edun Market engulfed in flames attributable to a late name.

“To reinforce firefighting efforts, a part of the fence was dismantled for higher entry.

“At 11:22 am, an SMS message was despatched to the Brigade Headquarters for added manpower, and the proficient firefighters efficiently introduced the state of affairs below management inside an hour earlier than fully extinguishing the fireplace.

“Investigations revealed that an unknown particular person set some refuse on hearth, however this sadly unfold to the close by compound,” it added.

Adekunle expressed condolences to Magaji Megida Onikanhun’s consultant, Kuranga Adebayo.

He counseled the fireplace service’s efforts however mentioned the incident left over 120 occupants homeless, affecting 44 rooms and a mosque, however no casualties have been recorded within the 75-room compound.

Kwara State Hearth Service Director, Mr. Falade Olumuyiwa, urged most of the people to all the time play protected, particularly throughout this era.

He urged the general public to not hesitate to name the fireplace brigade on time every time there was any hearth emergency of their areas, as this might save the lives and properties of individuals within the state.



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