Published On: Sun, Jan 23rd, 2022

Goods Worth Millions Of Naira Destroyed As Fire Razes Ogbe-Ijoh Market In Warri

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LAGOS JANUARY 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-  A section of the popular Ogbe-Ijoh Market in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State has been gutted by fire on Sunday.

Ogbe-Ijoh Market is revered for being one of the biggest fish markets across Nigeria.

The cause of the fire incident could not be ascertained as of the time of filing this report.

PUNCH Metro gathered that goods worth millions and properties were destroyed in the inferno.

However, residents and shop owners were seen running helter skelter in their bid to salvage what they could lay their hands upon.

Fire fighters from the State Fire Service later came in to put off the raging fire before it could escalate to other sections of the market.

The Police Public Relations Officer for Delta State Command, DSP Bright Edafe, could not be reached for comments on the market fire incident as of the time of filing this report.




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