Pandemonium ensued in the Ikeja area of Lagos State on Monday as fire engulfed the popular Computer Market.
The fire, which was said to have started in the early hours of Monday, destroyed many shops and goods worth millions of naira.
The cause of the inferno remains unknown as of the time of filing this report.
Adekunle Ajisebutu, the Public Relations Officer of the Lagos Police Command, confirmed the incident in a statement issued on Monday.
According to Ajisebutu, personnel of the fire service were immediately deployed to the scene of the inferno.
He said: “There was a fire incident at 18, Otigba Street, Computer Village, Ikeja, early hour of today. The fire engulfed a shopping complex.
“As soon as the report was received, fire fighters were contacted and they arrived immediately.
“Policemen were drafted there to protect the fire fighters and others. The fire has been put out successfully. No life was lost in the incident. However, valuable property which estimates are not yet known were destroyed.”