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Inferno Destroys Motorcycles, Others At Sokoto Central Market

By Suleiman Adamu, Sokoto

Motorcycles section and part of the Sokoto central market was gutted by fire in the early hours of Monday.

Though, no life is reportedly lost to the incident.

The fire which reportedly started in the early hours of Monday, destroyed where motorcycles were being sold.

Although , the genesis of the fire incident was not officially known but sources say that it began from a site of a solid waste dump.

However, speaking to reporters as the fire was still raging , Garba Mohammed, the Chairman, Motorcycles Marketers Association , Sokoto state said the number of motorcycles destroyed could not be ascertained.

He said ” we cannot specify the actual figure destroyed as a result of the incident which left many people in total lost of their goods and sites to the fire which started around 6 am today(Monday).

” A lot of them could not arrive the scene early enough for possible rescue of their motorcycles and other items”, Mohammed said as he confirmed the presence of officials of federal and state fire service battling to put off the fire which he observed might take some of time while appealing to the state government for assistance to those who lost their property during the inferno.

It will be recalled that the Sokoto central market had experienced series of fire tragedies in over a decade that wrecked havoc on the state commercial and economic activities with attendant losses of goods.

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