What would have been another tragedy for former Oyo State First Lady, Mrs Florence Ajimobi was averted recently.
The widow of the late All Progressives Party National Vice Chairman, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, had her supermarket, in Ibadan known as Grandex Stores going up in flames.
The incident occurred on Sunday.
The supermarket at
Bodija was said to be on fire by mid-afternoon.
The Federal Fire Service in Oyo State confirmed the incident saying it responded to the incident, saving goods worth millions in the process.
In a tweet, the
service wrote: “Our men responded to an outbreak of fire at Grandex Stores,
Osuntokun Avenue, Bodija, Ibadan, Oyo State.
“The fire incident occurred today, 8th November, 2020.
“Millions of naira worth of goods were salvaged due to the swift response of our gallant men and State fire service.”
Senator Ajimobi died on June 25, 2020 after suffering from COVID-19 complications.