LANDLORD SETS HOUSE ON FIRE, BLAMES ACTION ON FRUSTRATION BY HIS WIFE
At about Sunday at about 10:30 am on Sunday, July 3rd, a landlord set his fire on his own house located at Lekki Phase 1, Eyenkorin community in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital.
The landlord blamed his action on the attitudes of wife, which he disclosed have caused him frustration.
One of the landlord’s neighbours, identified as KOLA quickly alerted officials of the state Fire Brigade about the fire incident.
On arrival, the Director of Kwara State Fire Service, Prince FALADE OLUMUYIWA spok on the development.
“The prompt response of the officials of the Kwara State Fire Service helped to eliminate the ravaging fire on time and also prevented it from escalating to other buildings.
“According to the report, the man said he deliberately sprayed his own three bedroom flat with petrol and then set it on fire due to his wife’s high frustration”.
He also urged members of the general public to be more vigilant in their homes or offices.