DAILY FILE, MAKURDI – Reports said Tuesday night fire razed down many shops at one of the Makurdi’s popular markets, Wadata, Benue State.
DAILY FILE, gathered that, hundreds of traders have been displaced,though was no official statement on the incident from Benue state government officials.
One of the traders, Joy Terna, said the Wadata Market fire started around 1am Tuesday and raged till Wednesday morning ” All goods, shops burnt down”
Witnesses said the state fire service did not show despite distress calls from the neighbouring residences.
However, efforts to speak with the officials of the State Fire Service, were not successful at the time of this report.
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