Lagos Commissioner of Police debunks claim of Oshodi market fire being caused by explosives

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Lagos Commissioner of Police debunks claim of Oshodi market fire being caused by explosives

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Hakeem Odumosu has dismissed rumour of the fire incident at Kairo market in Oshodi being caused by explosives. 

 

Odumosu who conducted an on-the-spot assessment of the damages at the market on Friday May 7, said the Explosive Ordinance Department of the State Police Command has not discovered any bomb at the scene of the incident, and therefore the fire could not have been caused by a bomb explosion.

 

He said; 

 

“We have seen what happened and we give God the glory no lives were lost. No matter the values of things that were lost, it cannot be compared with lives. We also thank God that the portion that got burnt is not more than the area not burnt.

“Since it started, I have deployed my men and they have been on the ground. My coming is to have a physical assessment of what happened. We are to ensure there is no breakdown of law and order here.

“The rumour going around that it was a bomb should be dismissed.

“The tension is…



Source: Linda Ikeji