Wed, 17 Jul 2024


Fire guts market in Jigawa 
By: Abara Blessing Oluchi
Mon, 5 Dec 2022   ||   Nigeria,

Valuable properties have been destroyed as fire gut some parts of a market in Kiyawa local government area of Jigawa State on Sunday.
This was disclosed by the spokesman of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps NSCDC, Adamu Shehu.
According to him, said the incident happened at about 11:15 am at the Kiyawa market.
Adamu explained that the fire, which started at about 10:30 destroyed over 20 market stalls and valuables worth millions.
As of the time of filing this report, the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained, the NSCDC said.
Eyewitnesses said the fire incident might not be unconnected with a refuse dump site situated near the market that was set ablaze to burn down refuse.



Back to News