Shops and offices destroyed as fire breaks out in Onitsha Main Market

Shops and offices have been destroyed as a mysterious fire broke out at the popular Onitsha Main Market, in Anambra State.


An eyewitness, Mr Barth Ifediora, who raised alarm, said the fire broke out early morning of Tuesday, March 21, 2023, in a section of the market known as White House.


White House is the office of the leaders of the market, an expansive two-storey building and hosts several offices, halls for meetings in the first and second floor, while the ground floor hosts shops.


“The area mostly affected by the fire is the block of shops under the white house, where expensive lace materials are sold.”


Traders have mobilized to the market to fight the fire. 


Details later…

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