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Fire guts the palatial home of Lt. Gen. Oladipo Diya in Ikeja GRA; See photos

The home of Nigeria’s former number two citizen during the reign of late General Sani Abacha (rtd), Lt. Gen. Oladipo Diya (rtd) located at Adekunle Fajuyi Road, Ikeja GRA, was razed by fire yesterday, Saturday, June 17, 2017.

InsideMainland learnt that during the inferno, the retired General was not in his abode while neighbours and other concerned parties rallied to put off the fire.

Although InsideMainland cannot independently verify the cause of the fire, it was gathered that the incident occurred in the evening with the raging fire put off at around 7:00 p.m by rescue officers attached to the Lagos State Fire Service and Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA).

Meanwhile, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Fatai Owoseni and Commander, Rapid Response Squad (RRS), ACP Olatunji Disu also who were returning to the GRA after an unscheduled visit to Ikorodu also visited the scene to join the rescue officers.

See some photos of the scene below.

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