Former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s house in Ogun State was gutted by fire which started in the late hours of yesterday February 12.
The fire which began around 9.30pm in a section of the house located at Ita-Eko area of the state, is believed to have been caused by a power surge. Items destroyed by the fire is still unclear but it was learnt that residents of the community helped the domestic workers to put out the fire.
Fatai Adefala, director of the Ogun state fire service, who confirmed the incident, said only shops in the building were affected by the fire. He also revealed that the fire department can extinguish the fire after an emergency call is answered around 10 pm
Here is a video from the scene of the incident below;