Two persons have been confirmed dead following a fire incident today Monday morning in one of the buildings in the Opadoyin compound in Ogbomosho, Oyo State, belonging to Late former Governor of Oyo State, Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala.
The fire broke out around 7:50am.
One of the victims died instantly while the other gave up the ghost at Bowen University Teaching Hospital Ogbomoso where she was rushed to for medical attention.
The Director of Operations, Oyo State Fire Service, Mr Ismail Adeleke, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibadan on Monday.
He said that the cause of the fire incident could not be immediately ascertained, but that the fire had been put out to prevent further spread.
The eyewitness said that the incident led to the death of one person which was yet to be confirmed by the appropriate authority.
The eyewitness also said that the two people that sustained injury had been taken to hospital for treatment.