July 21, 2024

Inferno At The Palace Caused By Power Surge, Put Off By Combined Efforts


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 casualties
No injuries recorded
No cultural items lost
Thanks to the Almighty Olodumare.

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