BY ABUBAKAR H. MUHAMMAD, MARCH 18, 2023 | 04:48 PM
Just as voters are exercising their right franchise, Gomboru Market, another major market in Maiduguri has been gutted by massive inferno.
This is coming hours after another market in Biu Local Government Area of the state was razed down by fire.
According to our reporter, who is at the scene, the fire started thid afternoon.
He reported that the inferno affected major parts of the market.
However, this paper can confirm that fire service operatives are already at the scene trying to put out the fire.
With heavy security already on ground, marketers are seen storming into the market to evacuate their shops' stalls and other belongings.
There is as yet no clear information on what may have caused the outbreak at the time of filing this report.
This is the second fire incident in a market in Maiduguri in three weeks, both of which are major markets.
Gomboru Market is the second largest market in the state capital, following Monday Market.
Monday Market was razed down on February 26, a day after the presidential election.
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