Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Fire Razes Houses, Shops, at Ganaja Village, Lokoja

Several shops and houses have been razed by fire in Ganaja village area of Lokoja town after a petrol-laden tanker fell on Saturday night.

Sources say the fire incident occurred on Sunday evening after the Tanker was left unattended to while some locales were trying to scoop the fuel.

Eyewitness said a man was alleged to have lit a cigarette nearby, causing the fire outbreak.

As of the time of report no human casualty was recorded, except for burnt shops and houses.

Efforts are ongoing to put off the inferno as men of the NSCDC alongside other sister security agencies control the crisis.