According to The Nation, the Bodija outlet of Grandez Supermarket, a chain store owned and operated by the wife of Ex- Oyo Governor Abiola Ajimobi has caught fire.
The fire incident, which started from the back office of the outlet, is gradually spreading to the main stores.
Men of the Oyo State Fire Service, who arrived at the scene promptly are battling to curtail 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 battle the inferno.
On alert, Mrs. Ajimobi arrived at the scene in the company of some friends and family members to monitor the situation.
As of the time of filing this report, the cause of the fire remains unknown.
Despite the effort of the firefighters, the fire rages on as at the time of filing this report.
Light traffic is also gradually building up within the axis.