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Tears as fire destroyed many shops in Otukpo main market, and goods worth millions of Naira

Early hours of Monday will be a day traders and residents of Otukpo will never forget in a hurry as fire destroyed over 1000 shops and goods worth millions of naira in Otukpo Main Market in Benue State.

According report, the fire started around 4:00am and gutted people's shops and goods.

It was through the quick intervention of Fire Service men that the fire outbreak was managed and prevented from wrecking further havoc in the town, according to Local Government Chairman, Hon. George Ali.

According to the director, Fire Service in Benue State, Engr. Ikyaaza Donald confirmed the fire incident and praised his men prompt response to helping in quenching the fire. He said that his men is on ground taking census of the level of damages and he believed by 12:00noon, they would be able to categorically state for a fact, the number of shops and good affected by the inferno.

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Benue State Fire Service George Ali Ikyaaza Donald Otukpo

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