Sopurum Hotel, located in the Nkwelle community, Onitsha, Anambra State, has been gutted by fire.
The incident, which occurred early hours of Monday, led to the burning of a substantial part of the hotel structure.
Men of the fire service from Delta and Anambra states are currently at the scene battling with the situation at the time of filing this report.
The police spokesman for Anambra State Police Command, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, confirmed the fire incident to Channels TV, saying the situation is under control.
“The situation is under control. The fire started around 4:30 am on Monday, and when we got the information, our men were quickly mobilised to the scene, and they condoned off the area to avoid any case of vandalism,” he said.