Fire destroys 20 vehicles, 10 shops at Owode market in Lagos

Fire destroys 20 vehicles, 10 shops at Owode market in Lagos

On Monday night, July 29th, fire swept through Owode Onirin, the popular auto parts market near Ikorodu destroying over 20 vehicles, 10 shops and belongings worth millions of naira. Also destroyed were buses, bonnets, vehicle engines and cash kept in some shops. The inferno, which destroyed Line M of the market, started around 9:30pm as some residents said they saw flames and heard sounds, which forced them to run for safety. They said they later got water to put out the fire. A business owner in the market, Mr. Wasiu Bello, alleged that…

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