JUST IN: Popular Ekiosa Market In Edo State Goes Up In Flames

Popular Ekiosa Market in the ancient Benin Kingdom of Edo State is currently in flames.

In the midst of confusion caused by the fire outbreak, traders were seen rattling themselves through the inferno as they moved from one shop to another trying to save their wares from being burnt up by the angry fire.

However, the cause of the fire is not yet ascertained as at the time of filing in this report.

 The fire, which spread to Edo Development and Property Agency building made some angry youths in the area and traders who claimed to have lost goods revolted against the fire truck which they said arrived late after several calls.

Meanwhile, the commissioner of Police and some top government officials are trying to find the means of bringing the fire under control.

There are reports that the fire truck that came earlier, later left owing to the treatment it received from the angered youths.

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