The residence of the police commissioner of Osun Stat, Wale Olokode has been burnt.
Property estimated to worth millions of naira was destroyed in the fire at his house in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, on Sunday.
The state police public relations officer, SP Yemisi Opalola, who confirmed the incident on Monday in a statement said the fire started around 6pm and lasted for about 2 hours.
According to Opalola, no life was lost and no one was injured.
“The Osun State Police Command appreciates His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Osun State, Mr Gboyega Oyetola, CP Eward Ajogun Awolowo, Area Commander, Abeokuta metropolis and everyone for sympathising with the Commissioner of Police.
“The Officers and men of Osun State Police Command commiserate with the CP and the entire family and described the incident as unfortunate and pathetic. It is the command’s prayer and hope that the Almighty God replenishes the loss in hundred folds,” she said in the statement.