Fire destroys 50 shops in Ladipo market

Ladipo Market

No fewer than 50 shops were destroyed by fire on Wednesday at 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.

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