The gubernatorial candidate of the Labour Party in Lagos, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour (GRV) visited victims whose properties were burnt during a fire mishap at Akere Spare Parts Market, in the Ajegunle area of the state.
Rhodes-Vivouron Wednesday donated the sum of fifteen million Naira, N15m while assuring them that the market will be rebuilt to international standard if elected.
Wakadaily gathered that goods worth millions of naira were destroyed in a fire incident that occurred at Akere Spare Parts Market, Ajegunle in the Apapa area in the early hours of Wednesday.
A 65-year-old security guard in the market was shot dead.
Conforming the incident, the Director of Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Adeseye Margaret, in a statement said, “Upon arrival, it was discovered that rows of shops that traded in auto spare parts were well alight that led to Sari-Iganmu and Ilupeju Fire Crews of the Agency joining up to subdued the raging Fire and salvage a nearby major market Petroleum Filling Station with a fully loaded 33,000 liters PMS tanker amongst other adjoining buildings.
“However, a male adult was recovered by the Tolu Police Division of the Nigerian Police around the scene while the Lagos Neighborhood and Safety Corps and the Red Cross were also in attendance.
Adeseye added that the cause of the fire would require an investigation to account for the number of lockup shops and wares lost.”