The Executive Chairman, Abeokuta North Local Government, Ogun State, Hon. Abdulsalam Ayorinde has said that indiscriminate burning of waste is responsible for the inferno that engulfed Lanfenwa market.
Recall that on Monday Lanfenwa market engulfed with flames where over 10 shops burnt in tragic incident.
It was gathered that the fire, which started around 8:00 p.m. on Monday, originated from a dumpsite behind the shops.
Ayorinde who visited the scene of the incident along with Hon. Funmilayo Efuape, the commissioner for special duties commiserated with the affected people
The council chairman assured the people of governement’s intervention.
He therefore warned against indiscriminate dumping of refuse, saying that indiscriminate burning of refuse within the market will not be tolerated any longer by the government.
Other present were, the Vice chairman, Hon Ayoola Oluajo, deputy leader of the legislative chamber, Hon Adebari, SLG and supervisors.