An early morning market fire that cannot be forgotten in a hurry
DAMATURU – People of the ancient town of Nguru town of Yobe State was thrown into pandemonium in the early hours of today Saturday – as a result of the fire outbreak that burned down over three hundred shops belonging to traders and marketers that specializes in buying and selling within the vicinity of the main market of Nguru town, Sahelgist has learned.
As at the time of filing this report, big time traders and marketers as well as small ones continue to count their loses to the fire perdition.
One among the sympathisers reveals to the Sahelgist that up to the evening of today the fire fighters available are still battling to put up the fire.
He said going by the usual practices by the traders and marketers in the market they normally restock their shops on Fridays after receiving load of their goods that arrives the town via rail line from Kano one Friday’s evening.
Adding that, marketers and traders have lost millions of Naira to the recent Hades.