Fire Guts Shops In Kwara Market


Fire has gutted the popular Oja-Tuntun Market in the Baboko area of Ilorin, Kwara State capital.

The inferno which started on Thursday night destroyed six out of 1,070 lockup shops in the market.

According to Channels Television, goods worth millions of naira were lost to the inferno

The spokesperson of Kwara Fire Service, Hassan Adekunle confirmed the incident on Fire, adding that firemen rose to the occasion to douse the flame.

Adekunle said that six shops were affected out of a total number of 1,070 lockup shops in the market.

He also blamed the fire incident on the carelessness of one of the shop owners.


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