Fire Guts 100 Shops In Jos Market


By Bola Kougbe


An inferno has razed one hundred shops at Jos Terminus market, Plateau State.

The Executive Secretary of the Plateau State Emergency Agency, Alhassan Barde, said the fire started around midnight and raged on till the early hours of Thursday totally razing affected shops to the ground. He said the cause of the fire was unknown.

Barde also said the extent of the damage was yet to be ascertained. He stated that the agency would meet with officials of the market to interact with the affected traders. He said the outcome would determine the next line of action.


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