A section of the palace of the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, in Lagos Island has been gutted by fire. 

The fire started from a room destroying furniture and other household items. 

The incident began around 1.30pm with smoke billowing to the sky, which attracted a crowd. 

Fire fighters from the Lagos State Fire Service, Shari Iganmu and Ilupeju stations put out the fire.

Meanwhile,  official sources  claimed that the fire might have destroyed  some traditional  regalia.
 
It was reported  to have affected  a section  of the palace where traditional regalia  were kept.

This happened barely a week that the Lagos Monarch humilitaed the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi at a public fucntion.
 
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