Property worth millions of Naira were destroyed by midnight inferno which gutted Six shops at a shopping complex at Geri-Alimi area in Ilorin, Kwara state .
Report says the incident had destroyed all goods in the shops before the operatives of the State Fire Service could get to the scene on a rescue mission.
Speaking with Newsmen, one of the victims, Mrs Adetoro Anifat, said all the good she restocked for Christmas market have been destroyed.
She appealed to the state government to come to their aid to enable them remain in business.
Confirming the incident, the head of media and publicity, Kwara State Fire Service, Hassan Adekunle said the Service saved the Shopping complex located at Gari-Alimi Opposite Art and Culture Ilorin from total destruction.
He noted that the inferno was caused as a result of Electric Surge from one of the shop.