Market fire victims in Niger appeal for government support – Channels Television

Niger State is located in north-central Nigeria.

Victims of the central market fire in Mokwa, Niger State, have called on the government to come to their aid after losing goods and possessions worth millions of naira.

Speaking to Channels Television, a Toyin Abinbola, a seller of intensive cooking utensils, lamented that she had lost everything in hell.

Another trader, Mutari Abiola, called on local, state and federal governments to come to their aid to revive their businesses.

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The state government delegation headed by Deputy Governor, Ahmed Ketso, paid a sympathy visit to the leader of the community known as Ndalele Mokwa, Mohammed Shaba, who in turn requested a truck- cistern and other facilities in the market for quick response. in case of future occurrence of such.

Ketso, who was also commensurate with the victims and residents of Mokwa, urged them to be sensitive to the causes of the fires to prevent them from happening again in the future.

Meanwhile, Niger State Emergency Management Agency Director General Ahmed Inga revealed that an assessment and investigation is underway to determine the cause and extent of the fire.

Karl M. Bailey