Goods and properties believed to worth millions of Naira was razed down by fire that gutted one of the biggest supermarkets along University road, Akoka area of Lagos.
It was gathered that the supermarket popularly known as LilyBest, caught fire on Monday morning at about 6:30am at Abule Oja bustop, off unilag road.
The inferno spread to the next building and effort by residents to put out the fire proved abortive.
Following late arrival of Lagos State Firefighters, angry residents reportedly attacked the firemen for coming late.
An eyewitness was said to have claimed that he called 112 emergency line “a million times” but they responded saying the firefighters were on their way.
According to him, the firefighters did not get to the scene until after an hour.