Human Interest

Fire guts goods worth millions at Nkwo Ogbe Market, Ihiala

Human interest

A mysterious fire disaster which started on Sunday afternoon has gutted goods worth millions of Naira in Nkwo Ogbe Market in Ihiala town.

The market is known to be a densely populated market, where several traders have shops worth millions of Naira.

At at the time of filling this report, the cause of the fire was yet unknown, and THE RAZOR NEWS gathered that the chief fire officer in the state, Mr Martin Agbili was said to have been contacted.

Meanwhile, the governorship candidate of PDP, Mr Valentine Ozigbo has condoled with the traders in the market.

Ozigbo said: “I have just received the heartbreaking news of the fire outbreak at Nkwo Ogbe Market in Ihiala this Sunday afternoon.

“This is one more tragedy in a string of market fires in which our people have lost millions of naira and there is no emergency service in sight whether it be the Anambra State Fire Service, medical, or other emergency services.

“I condole with Ndi Ihiala who have suffered untold and needless hardships. I feel your pain and I will soon visit the scene for a spot assessment.

“The suffering of our people due to an ineffectual, dysfunctional, and insensitive government, by the grace of God, will soon be over.”

By Ifeizu Joe

Ifeizu is a seasoned journalist and Managing Editor of TheRazor. He has wide knowledge of Anambra State and has reported the state objectively for over a decade.

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