Fire erupted on Sunday afternoon at Grandex Supermarket in Bodija, Ibadan, Oyo state.
No casualty has been reported as at press time.
Grandex is owned by Florence Ajimobi, wife of late former Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi.
The inferno reportedly started from the back office and spread to the main store.
The cause is unknown yet. However, men of the Oyo State Fire Service, who arrived at the scene promptly curtailed the fire from razing the entire outlet and or spread to nearby facilities.
Men of the State Joint Security Task Force Team, Operation Burst, were also seen on the ground to prevent looting of the store while the fire-fighters battled the inferno.
On alert, Mrs. Ajimobi arrived at the scene in the company of some friends and family members to monitor the situation.
Despite the effort of the firefighters, the fire rages on as at the time of filing this report.
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