Shops and goods worth millions of naira were all destroyed after fire gutted Otukpo Main Market in the early hours of today March 16.
According to Federal Fire Service, they arrived at the scene at 4am today to put out the fire.
@Fedfireng tweeted: “At exactly 4:00 hours, today 16/03/2020, Men of the Federal Fire Service, Zone A division, turned out to combat a raging inferno at the Main Market, Otukpo, Benue State. Fire was successfully extinguished.”
See photos from the scene below…
Otukpo main market early this Morning…God What is happening to this country 😥😭😭 pic.twitter.com/ZTeKum9yU3
— Brown 🇳🇬 (@ochiboy5) March 16, 2020
Earlier today a market in otukpo local government of Benue state was on fire.
Thank God the casualties weren’t that much.
— BENUEGIANT🦍 (Twita finest) (@one_dosh) March 16, 2020