Just In!  Fire Razes Ooni’s Palace In Ile-Ife

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has reacted to the fire incident at his palace on Friday attributing it to power surge .
The foremost monarch said though some buildings were badly torched, he however said there was no casualty.
A statement by the monarch’s spokesperson, Moses Olafare,said there was no casualty or loss of cultural item or injury recorded in the inferno, blaming the incident on power surge.
A building located within the premises of Ile Oodua Palace of Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has been razed down by fire, destroying valuables.
According to a source around Enuwa, in the Ile-Ife area of Osun State, where the palace is located, the incident happened around 11:30 pm on Friday.

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