A significant portion of Kabba Central Market in Kogi State suffered a devastating fire in the early hours of Monday, 27 November 2023, resulting in the destruction of goods and properties valued at millions of Naira.
The fire, which began around 5 am, quickly engulfed the market’s bustling stalls and shops, causing widespread shock and sorrow among traders and residents. The flames mercilessly consumed numerous businesses, dealing a severe blow to the livelihoods of those who depended on the market.
Despite the swift response of sympathizers who rushed to the scene to combat the inferno, the intensity of the fire posed a formidable challenge, making containment efforts quite difficult.
The unfortunate incident has left the affected community grappling with the aftermath of the destructive fire, highlighting the need for support and assistance to rebuild what has been lost.