Breaking: Fire razes 200 shops in Makurdi market

An evening inferno has razed 200 shops in Makurdi Modern Market on Tuesday in Benue state.

The fire according to a trader James Ekeson who spoke to The Nation said started at about 6:30 pm when the market was closed.

He said nobody can tell the cause of the fire as the market closed 5:30 pm and nobody remained behind.

Goods worth millions of naira were destroyed.


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