Oba Market in Benin, Edo State, has been gutted by fire.
It was gathered that the fire started at midnight and efforts to put it out are ongoing as of 09.00am on Monday.
Federal Fire Service Zone K, Edo Command, disclosed this on it Twitter handle on Monday.
“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,” it tweeted.
The cause of the fire is still not known as at the time of this report