The country home of Nigeria’s former President, Olusegun Obasanjo at Olusegun Osoba Hilltop in Abeokuta, Ogun state has been damaged by a fire outbreak, which consumed the office building in the complex.
The fire which lasted for about 30 minutes was allegedly caused by a power surge.
One of the attendants in the house, who does not want to be
identified, said that as soon as the blaze was noticed, men of the Ogun
state fire service and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps were
The inferno was reportedly brought under control.
The former president is said to be out of town.