The house of former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo at the Ita-Eko area of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, has been reportedly gutted by fire.
The fire started around 9 pm at the backside of the house, located at Ita Eko, opposite African Grammar School, Abeokuta the Ogun State capital.
The cause of the inferno could not be immediately ascertained.
It was learned that firefighters, when alerted, swung into action and succeeded in putting out the fire, stopping it from consuming the entire building.
The affected house was used by Obasanjo when he was President before he moved to the penthouse within the Presidential Library, Abeokuta.