Fire guts Yobe market, destroys shops, other valuables
Fire Saturday night destroyed many shops and other valuables worth millions of Naira at Potiskum Central Market in Yobe State.
The incident occurred at about 10pm local time.
It’s yet to be known what caused the inferno.
Chairman of the United Marketers Association, Potiskum Chapter, (UMAPO), Nasiru Mata in shocking mood confirmed the incident to DAILY POST via a telephone conversation.
“I’m currently at the scene of the fire disaster.
“We do not know the actual cause of the inferno, but firefighters have immediately responded to our call and are doing their best to put off the fire,” he said.
As at the time of filing in this report, it was gathered that with the timely response of the fire service personnel and good ‘Samaritans’, the inferno was successfully put off.