Property Worth Millions Of Naira Razed Down By Fire In Ilorin

It was quick intervention of the Disaster Management Unit of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Kwara State Command that prevented further destruction of fire outbreak at Binuyo Compound off Sabo Line, Isale Maliki area of Ilorin, Kwara State Capital on Friday.

According to an eyewitness account, the fire out break completely razed a six bedroom flat belonging to one Alhaja Khadijat Sulaiman and property worths millions of naira was destroyed during the inferno.

Confirming the incident to the newsmen in Ilorin on Friday, the spokesman of the NSCDC in the State, Babawale Zaid Afolabi explained further that the fire outbreak was reported to have been caused by electric spark due to substandard cables used during the electrical connection of the building.

“Our officers from the Disaster Management Unit of the State Fire Service quickly responded the distressed call from good shamarians assisted the fire fighters to prevent the inferno from spreading to the nearby buildings,’ Babawale disclosed.

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