Ibadan market fire: NEMA razes three buildings [PHOTOS]

According to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), three buildings were destroyed as a result of a fire at Agbeni Market in Ibadan.

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

ChinyKo recalls a fire incident at the market in the early hours of Sunday.

The South West zonal coordinator of NEMA, Saheed Akiode, told DAILY POST: “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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