Properties worth millions destroyed as fire guts Osun CP’s house

Properties worth millions destroyed as fire guts Osun CP’s house
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The House of the Osun State Commissioner of Police, Wale Olokode, was on Sunday gutted by fire destroying properties worth millions of naira.

The house is situated in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.

The Osun State Command's Police Public Relations Officer, SP Yemisi Opalola, confirmed the incident on Monday, Daily Post reported.

The incident which started around 6 pm was not put off until after two hours by firefighters, a statement released said.

"No life was lost nor injury sustained during the inferno," the statement said.

The CP thanked all who have contributed in one way or the other to ensure the fire is put off as the family is still counting their loss.

"The Osun State Police Command appreciates His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Osun State, Mr Gboyega Oyetola, CP Eward Ajogun Awolowo, Area Commander, Abeokuta metropolis and everyone for sympathizing with the Commissioner of Police.

"The Officers and men of Osun State Police Command commiserate with the CP and the entire family and described the incident as unfortunate and pathetic. It is the command's prayer and hope that the Almighty God replenishes the loss in hundred folds." she stated.