Ibadan market fire: 3 buildings razed – NEMA [PHOTOS]


 

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has disclosed that no fewer than three buildings were razed as a result of a fire incident at Agbeni Market in Ibadan.

The agency also disclosed that one electric pole, agricultural and industrial chemicals, and properties worth millions of naira were destroyed during the inferno.

Saga Gist recalls that a fire incident occurred in the early hours of Sunday at the market.

The South West zonal coordinator of NEMA, Saheed Akiode said: “The NEMA South West Zonal Office conducted a post-disaster assessment of the fire incident in Agbeni Market, Ibadan, on Sunday, May 14, 2023.”

He disclosed further: “The assessment team was received by the chairman of the market, Oludare Oluremisi. He briefed the team on the impact of the disaster on traders and appealed to the federal government to come to the aid of the affected traders.

” The disaster affected three buildings, one electric pole, and agricultural and industrial chemicals; properties worth millions of naira were destroyed in the inferno. However, no casualty was recorded.”

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