Reports from Lagos State the highest coronavirus positive persons in Nigeria got worsened on Thursday night.
Ikeja Airport Hotel on Fire.
The popular Lagos Airport Hotel was gutted by fire.
Reports from Lagos is still scanty but Firefighters and other emergency agencies are battling with putting out the fire as at the time of filing this report.
The Public Affairs Officer of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Nosa Okunbor confirmed the fire incident.
Ikeja Airport Hotel on Fire late Thursday night. Firemen still at the scene as the time of filling this report 12 midnight.
Additional report says three vehicles were affected during the outbreak which did not affect the hotel building according to reports. A Toyota coaster bus with number plate, LND133XW; a Honda civic saloon car with number plate, AKR234LZ; and a Cadillac Escalade car with an unknown registration number were affected. Confirming the incident, Director General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Dr Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu, said in a statement that a building within the hotel premises was also affected but the fire has been extinguished. He said, “We received multiple reports of a fire outbreak at Ikeja Airport Hotel along Obafemi Awolowo Way in Ikeja. “On arrival at the above scene, it was determined that three (3) vehicles had caught fire, one Toyota coaster bus (LND133XW), a Honda civic saloon car (AKR234LZ) and a Cadillac Escalade car with unknown registration number. “The resultant fire affected the Tour Africa Transport Company within the airport hotel premises and not the hotel building itself.