Araromi spare parts market in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital was razed by fire in the early hours of Saturday.
A DAILY POST report claims that the market is one of the major one in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
According to the report, the fire started around 2 a.m and affected about forty-five (45) shops.
Oyo State Fire Service confirmed the incident.
General Manager of the State Fire Service, Rev. Canon Yemi Akinyinka, said men of the command were able to put out the fire around 5 a.m, Saturday
He, however, said he could not be specific about the number of shops affected.
“I cannot say specifically the number of shops now, you know it is an emergency. It started in the night. About 45 shops” he said.