30 Shops, Goods Worth Millions Razed By Fire In Yobe

An early morning fire outbreak has destroyed property worth millions of Naira at the popular Damaturu GSM market.

As of the time of filling in this report, it has not yet been ascertained the cause of the fire outbreak as firefighters had to spend hours before controlling the fire.

Chairman of the GMS market, Malami Ali said, “Our members have lost over N150 million worth of property to the inferno”.

Police Public Relations Officer, Yobe State Command, DSP Dungus Abdulkarim has confirmed the incident to newsmen in Damaturu.

“Over 30 shops were completely burnt, no life was lost nor injury sustained. Cause of the fire is yet unknown”, he said.