By Chisom Okpala :
LGA), Jan. 14, 2020 (MOI) Gov. Willie Obiano has expressed sadness over fire
that gutted Mgbuka Obosi Spare Parts Market
millions of naira were destroyed by fire on Jan.11.
The fire which
affected a part of the market started around 12am on Saturday morning.
The governor was
represented by his deputy, Dr Nkem Okeke.
The Governor said
the incident was not a good way to start off the New Year and condoled with
mainly the traders who lost many of their wares to the raging fire.
``I feel sorry for
those whose goods were destroyed in the incident and prayed for a better future
He assured them of
state government’s assistance, stressing that a panel of inquiry would be set
up to look into the cause of the fire and to establish immediate cause of the
It was observed
that about 20 lockup shops were affected but no lives were lost in the
occurrence, even though a man, whose house got burnt last Christmas was
reported to have fainted and died out of shock, seeing his shop among those
Obosi Market, Mr Samuel Ezeobodo thanked the state government for the visit,
and commended Anambra State Fire Service for arriving at the scene in good time
to put out the fire.
for Trade and Commerce, Mr Uchenna Okafor was also present at the scene, as
well as Chairman Board of Trustees of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) and
past leaders of the market. (MOI)