The traders and market people are not happy with the sudden rate of fire outbreaks in most popular markets in the southern parts of the country.
Few days ago it was the fire outbreak in the popular ochanja market in Onitsha which destroyed goods worth millions of naira and precious lives were lost too. It was immediately followed by another fire in the omagba region in the same Onitsha the following day.
There is another report now that there was another fire outbreak yesterday in the popular otowodo market in ughelli Delta state. The amount of damages hasn't yet be ascertained but the fire outbreak is believed to have destroyed goods worth millions of naira according to reports.
The market unions are calling on the government to provide adequate fire fighting measures in order to reduce the occurrence of fire incidents in the future.
The popular Balogun market in Lagos state was early this morning razed by fire, the immediate cause of the incident cannot be ascertained as at the time of this report.Marketers who came this morning with the hope of a promising day in anticipation of the festive season sales where heartbroken seeing their shops and goods worth millions of naira burnt to ashes.
It's from one sad story to another, from one fire outbreak to another, people losing thier lives and properties due to some ugly fire incidents. This is not the first neither is it the second news of fire outbreak in a major market in a space of few months.Reports reaching our desk now is that there is an ongoing fire outbreak now in the popular balogun market Lagos state. This is coming few months after the fire incidents in ochanja market Onitsha and some other ma...
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