Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the Lagos State Governor on New Media, Jubril Gawat has uncovered the Balogun fire discharge with products of billions of Naira which were demolished and shops was brought about by a dealer fuelling an electric generator while the generator was all the while running.
He said this act of demonstration prompted a blast which turned into the inferno that couldn’t be contained.
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In spite of the fact that the Lagos State Emergency Managemt Agency, LASEMA claims there were just 7 structures influenced, merchants and observers have shown altogether different report. Oke Osanyintolu stated: “This fire has gotten to structures totaling seven (7) in number and now is being contained by the Emergency responders-Lagos State Fire Service and the Federal Fire Service and NPA Fire Service. Seven structures are burning and one has collapsed.All responders are on ground and progress is being made. We encourage for quiet and will give further updates,”