Fire ravages Mokola Main Market Ibadan

Many Shop owners at the Mokola main market Ibadan are counting their losses as a result of last night inferno caused by high power surge when electricity was restored to the Mokola area by the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company around 7pm yesterday.
Ibadan City Announcer gathered from the scene of the fire incident that some boys around the area were first to raise alarm when they noticed heavy smoke coming from some of the locked shops within the market. We also gathered that some residents of the area called IBEDC office to inform and instruct them to switch of power before the arrival of the men of the Oyo State Fire Service.
The State Fire Service men arrived promptly with two fire service trucks but unfortunately, only one of the trucks was having water while the other was empty and they could not get anywhere around the area to refill.
However, the fire service men were unable to salvage the situation as a result of the inability of their water filled truck to generate enough pressure to pump water to extinguish the raging fire. This prompted residents, sympathizers and shop owners at the Mokola Main Market to use buckets and bowls to get water from the State Fire Service truck while some brought water from nearby houses to bring the fire under control.
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VIDEO: How to achieve commercial success with your Art -Kunle Afolayan

The students of the University of Ibadan wouldn’t forget in hurry the great lessons and knowledge they must have acquired from ace movie producer Kunle Afolayan, who was the Guest Speaker at the 2nd edition of the University of Ibadan Red Carpet Speaker Series held inside the lecture hall of the Theater Art department.

The 2nd edition of the series was convened by Professor Olusegun Ojewuyi, a 2015 Carnegie African Diaspora Fellow, of Department of Theater, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale Illinois, United State of America

IbadanCityAnnouncer was at the event and we brought you a short video where Mr Afolayan was speaking on how to balance the thin line between Art and Commercial success while he also discussed different types of movies you can produce.

Students Protest: Oyo school Principals apologise to Gov. Ajimobi

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