Fire razes market, destroys property worth millions in Kogi

An early morning fire destroyed property worth millions of naira at Itobe Market of Ofu Local Government in Kogi State.

NEWSCASTARS.COM gathered from the Punch that the incident occurred  in Lokoja on Saturday as eyewitness claimed that, the disaster started when a trader’s generating set caught fire thereby engulfing all shops within the vicinity and destroying them including all property therein.

Although no life was lost during the disaster  but the Onu Itobe, Alhaji Salihu Adaji, while reacting to the disaster, explained that the incident has thrown many businessmen in his domain to the labour market.

He urged people in authority to assist those affected by the fire disaster with capital to restart their businesses.

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