Fire Razes Yola Market

Fire has razed a major market in Yola, the capital of Adamawa State, Nigeria’s north-east region.

The fire, which started between 3am to 4am, was suspected to be from an electrical fault. Situated at the heart of Yola Town, a twin city that makes up the Adamawa State capital, and a few meters from the Emirs palace.

Efforts by the State Fire Service and that of the AUN Fire Department could not save the situation as about 95% of the market had been razed down.

The incidence is sure to affect food supply in the state capital because it is a major market for grains such as rice, maize, beans, guinea corn and other food items.

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