April 22, 2021

Yobe market Fire Incident Destroyed Goods Worth Millions of Naira

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Goods worth millions of naira have been destroyed in a fire outbreak at Gashua Hay market in Yobe State.

Eyewitnesses told our source that the fire which commenced on Saturday night raged till Sunday morning.

Alhaji Ibrahim Faraja, one of the traders at the market, explained items such as animal feed, food stuff, timber shades processing machines and cement worth millions of naira, were destroyed in the incident.

Faraja said the cement in his shop worth over N3 million naira were damaged.

He said though the cause of the fire has not been ascertained, residents suspect it to be from smokers ganging up around the market.

He appealed to federal and state governments and other concerned authorities to come to their aid.

The fire outbreak comes less than a week after many shops were destroyed in a fire outbreak at Katsina Central Market.

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