Fire destroys 50 shops in Ladipo market

Fire destroys 50 shops in Ladipo market
April 20 22:26 2016

No fewer than 50 shops were
 destroyed by fire on Wednesday
at the famous Ladipo Auto Spares Market,
 Mushin, Lagos.

The News Agency of Nigeria
(NAN) reports that goods,
particularly assorted vehicles
spare parts, were burnt at the
Osoro section of the market.
Nkire Ezeigbo, Public Relations
Officer, Ladipo Auto Dealers
Association, told NAN that the fire
started at about 3.30 a.m. from
the Osoro/Akinwumi area of the
market.

Felix Okoro, chairman of the
 Osoro section of the market, said 
no casualty was recorded but
goods worth millions of naira
were consumed by the inferno.
The director, Lagos State Fire
Service, Rasak Fadipe, said his
men had responded promptly,
adding that the fire was
completely put out at 10 a.m.
NAN reports that the fire
temporarily slowed down
business activities in the affected
section of the market.

(NAN)