Skip to main content

Fire guts Ladipo Market, displaces 100 traders

About 100 traders were, yesterday, displaced after fire razed a section of the popular Ladipo market in Mushin Local Government Area, Lagos State, with goods worth several millions destroyed in the over 50 shops involved.

Traders blamed the fire disaster, which started at about 3a.m., Wednesday, on power surge that emanated from Osoro Junction of the market.
The traders explained that the fire started few minutes after the high-tension cable supplying electricity to the community malfunctioned, detached from the pole and fell on the shops.

When Vanguard visited the scene at about 11a.m., smoke was still billowing from the shops.
The traders were sighted still sourcing for water from the drainage to put out the smokes from the shops. Speaking to Vanguard, Best Daniel, one of the traders, lamented that the fire destroyed goods worth several millions.

Daniel explained that aside the goods destroyed, one of the affected traders lost over N350, 000 left in his safe to purchase vehicle spare-parts, yesterday .The chairman of the affected market, Mr. Felix Okoro, in an interview with Vanguard, said that over 50 shops were razed by the inferno.
…We exhausted our extinguishers —Traders

Describing the inferno as mysterious, Okoro lamented that they exhausted all their industrial extinguishers, but the fire kept raging.
According to him: “We tried putting out the fire before it escalated with over 50 industrial fire extinguishers, but all efforts proved abortive.”


Popular posts from this blog

20 Most Stylish Cornrows braids for every woman (photos)

What every lady needs is to always opt for that particular hairstyle that will bring out your best look and make you extra gorgeous. Some knows quite well how to attain such goals while majority just lacks the idea. Cornrows braids have been known for its uniquess in almost every face, its another form of Ghana braids but its a lot easier to plait than Ghana braids. Most times, one is required to make use of extensions while some still braid with their natural hair. Below are pictures of well plaited, terrific looking cornrows braids to excitedly pique your fancy. Check them out and pick one for your next hair appointment...

Straight back Ghana braids to try out this season with beautiful pictures

Below are about 10 finely made all back Ghana braids collected just to put your interest on edge. Its not the old style you know, these ones are more revolutionised and fanciful that you won't be able to resist them . Go get that gorgeous look today.

Trendy Ghana Weave Styles to Try out this Season (Photos)

If you are totally bereft of what Ghana braids to do, then checking out this Ghana weave styles will actually give you notion on what to do. All back Ghana weaves with curved pattern will fit particularly on a face with full front hairline. My kind of person won't blink twice choosing this hairdo as my front hair is over full.. Lolz, that's exaggeration. Check other ones too.