There was a fire outbreak on Wednesday night at former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s house in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital.
The house is situated at Ita-Eko area of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital was gutted by fire about 9:30 pm.
Eye witness accounts attributed the fire outbreak to a power surge. It was further gathered that residents and sympathizers trooped out to assist domestic workers in the house to put out the fire.
Confirming the incident, Director of Fire Service in Ogun State, Fatai Adefala, disclosed that the fire only razed a store and not the main building in the former president’s compound.
He added that officials of the agency swiftly responded to distress calls at about 10:00 pm and succeeded in putting out the fire.