Oba Of Lagos, Akiolu’s Palace On Fire
A section of the palace of the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, in Lagos Island has been gutted by fire.
The fire started from a room destroying furniture and other household items.
The incident began around 1.30pm with smoke billowing to the sky, which attracted a crowd.
Fire fighters from the Lagos State Fire Service, Shari Iganmu and Ilupeju stations put out the fire.
Meanwhile, official sources claimed that the fire might have destroyed some traditional regalia.
It was reported to have affected a section of the palace where traditional regalia were kept.
This happened barely a week that the Lagos Monarch humiliated the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi at a public function.
Oba of Lagos’ palace gutted by fire pic.twitter.com/uGmrKRQksc
— Y! Online (@YNaija) May 2, 2017