A building apartment within the courtyard of the Palace Of The Ooni Of Ife was at about 11:30pm yesterday engulfed in flames of fire incident triggered by power surge which exploded through electrical appliances in the affected apartment.
This was made known by the Director, Media & Public Affairs to Oba Enutan Ogunwusi, Otunba Moses Olafare.
According to the statement, the inferno did not spread beyond the affected building located at a section of the palace premises as it was swiftly put off through the combined efforts of the Government Fire Service, OAU Fire Service & Palace Emergency Control Unit.
No injuries recorded
No cultural items lost
Thanks to the Almighty Olodumare.