Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo’s house in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, was on Wednesday night razed by fire.
IVOTESNG learnt that the fire started at about 9.30 pm, at the house, situated at Ita-Eko area of the town.
The fire was said to have been caused by power surge.
The state Director of Fire Service, Fatai Adefala, who confirmed the incident, said the fire only razed a store and “not the main building in the former president’s compound.”
He said officials of the agency swiftly responded to distress calls about 10:00pm and succeeded in putting out the fire.