Oke-Osanyintolu to NAN at the scene that the fire started at 10: 27a.m.
The director-general said that the fire emanated from one of the several lines of shops in the market.
“The cause of the fire is still unknown as there is no power supply within the market.
“No life was lost but valuable items were destroyed, though the spread of fire is being curtailed.
“We have counted the shops, about 15 of them were gutted by fire,” Oke-Osanyintolu said.