Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Fire Engulfs Sokoto Central Market

Reports just reaching us reveal that fire has gutted no fewer than eleven shops at the Sokoto Central Market. 
 
11 shops were reported to be gutted by the fire, according to the News Agency of Nigeria.
However, the fire has been doused with efforts by the Firemen from the State Fire Service, personnel of the Civil Defence Corps, the police, traders and some good by 3 am on Wednesday.
The Commandant, Nigeria Civil Defence Corps in the state, Mr. Yusha’u Yamel, said personnel of the corps had been deployed to the affected section of the market to provide security and prevent looting.