There has been a fire outbreak at the palace of the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu. See video below
Official of Lagos state fire service are within the palace, local sources tell Elombah.com.
The cause of the fire at the palace in central Lagos, is yet unknown, but reports said fire-fighters from Lagos State are battling to put off the fire.
Oba Akiolu has been taken to a safe place, reports said.
It would be recalled that on Wednesday, April 25 that Rilwan Akiolu, the oba of Lagos, shunned the Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi at a public function.
A video of the incident which went viral on social media showed the Lagos monarch refusing to shake hands with the Ooni, who arrived the venue of the event while guests were already seated.
The Ooni, on entering the hall, went straight to greet traditional rulers but Oba Akiolu shunned him and with a wave of the hand, gestured his rejection of the Ooni’s greetings.