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Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by Hotfrom9ja: 9:28pm On Aug 13
Goods worth several millions of naira have been destroyed in a midnight fire that razed the biggest motor spare parts market in Edo State located at Uwelu, in Egor Local Government Area of the state.



The fire was said to have started at about 11:45pm Monday night, August 12th and lasted till about 4am after efforts from fire service men from the University of Benin and the Nigerian Army.


Sections of the market affected by the fire were the lines were Mercedes Benz, Mazda, Ford and Toyota parts are sold. It was gathered that some of the affected traders just bought goods to fill their stores. Some of the traders were said to have collapsed when they visited the scene and saw the magnitude of their losses.


One of them was said to have attempted running into the raging fire, but was stopped. One of the victims, Daniel Okungbowa, who deals in all types fuel and oil pumps, said he lost goods worth about N4 million to the fire. Another victim, Osaeruoname Festus, said they we’re yet to ascertain the cause of the fire and wondered how the fire spread rapidly when there was no power supply to the market.



According to him, “We are yet to ascertain what actually led to the fire. We could not remove anything from our shops. Many boys who just got freedom from their masters and opened? their shops, are yet to repay the loans they took from various banks.”


Chairman of Spare Parts Dealers Association, Augustine Ibie Osaretin, said the fire incident had compounded the low patronage they were currently witnessing due to bad roads that led to the market. He added that the four security guard hired by the traders were being questioned by the police.



Osaretin said he received an anonymous call that the market was on fire and that when he called the security personnel on ground, he was told that it was somebody burning something in a nearby street.


When the security man told me somebody was burning something, I told him to check properly and he told me it was the line where my shop is located that was on fire. I called the Edo State Fire Service, but they did not come. The entire market would have been razed if fire men had not come from UNIBEN and the Nigerian Army.

“For now, we do not suspect any foul play, but we have held a meeting to appease those affected and stood any suicidal attempt. We beg the state government to rebuild the market because we are using loan from micro-finance bank,” he said.


https://hotfrom9ja.com/fire-tazes-edo-state-spare-parts-market/

Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by chrischukszy01(m): 9:48pm On Aug 13
Oshomole why?

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Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by KanuSE: 9:49pm On Aug 13
Lol Op cheesy... which one be 'Taze' again coz I consulted my dicko again & Taze means to annoy/irritate.

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Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by Nobody: 9:49pm On Aug 13
Apc government sef
This is how fire will raise down all the bet9ja scammer, sex position and mtn data scammer on Nairaland.

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Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by Vixlot: 9:49pm On Aug 13
Tazes or Razes? Moderators do the needful

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Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by fuckerstard: 9:49pm On Aug 13
I BLAME BUHARI

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Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by GeoAfrikana(m): 9:50pm On Aug 13
My condolences to the bereaved. This could be the beginning of the end for some families.


I hope their state government gives the victims appropriate morale and financial support.


Please see my signature.
Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by BabaCommander: 9:51pm On Aug 13
Vixlot:
Tazes or Razes

grin grin

Check your keyboard
Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by Lankybaby(f): 9:51pm On Aug 13
may God provide for your needs

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Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by JejeNaija(m): 9:52pm On Aug 13
Hope later we no go hear say na herdsmen.

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Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by Cutezt(m): 9:52pm On Aug 13
Sad.

This has become a regular and annual occurrence in this market for years now, I just feel sad for the traders, watch how they are lamenting
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3thLSfbm2o
Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by donvicky2007: 9:53pm On Aug 13
Is well, losing your goods in this present dispensation is not good at all.
Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by nicepoker101(m): 9:53pm On Aug 13
Very sad moments for the victims.
Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by clems88(m): 9:54pm On Aug 13
This country is finish o cry

Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by emeijeh(m): 9:54pm On Aug 13
Evbareke o!

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Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by larryeffizy1(m): 9:54pm On Aug 13
Eeyahh!! I feel for those involved in this incident, God will restore the lost valuables...
Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by Ultimatezlant: 9:55pm On Aug 13
chrischukszy01:
Oshomole why?
ok
Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by MelesZenawi: 9:55pm On Aug 13
Too bad

Buhari is a loss alone and people still counting losses join.

Obaseki should try and assist in any small way possible.
Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by Upton: 9:57pm On Aug 13
Sad. No functional state owned fire fighter service.
Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by delamb01: 9:58pm On Aug 13
It pains me me so much when properties are destroyed especially those owned by private citizens. I believe those properties were not insured against fire. But in Nigeria even the insurance companies are scam. May the owners recover from their losses soon.
Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by Olanipekun1: 10:07pm On Aug 13
KanuSE:
Lol Op cheesy... which one be 'Taze' again coz I consulted my dicko again & Taze means to annoy/irritate.

rubbish
Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by Mightyhaiz: 10:11pm On Aug 13
Imagine these petty traders losing as much as 4m ,...in this bugharu era
Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by KanuSE: 10:15pm On Aug 13
Olanipekun1:

rubbish


Lol cheesy

Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by oloriLFC(f): 10:42pm On Aug 13
KanuSE:
Lol Op cheesy... which one be 'Taze' again coz I consulted my dicko again & Taze means to annoy/irritate.
He wan use grammar wey he no too sabi confuse the unsuspecting.

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Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by mechanics(m): 10:58pm On Aug 13
I just the state government will assist the traders to get back to business.
Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by Olanipekun1: 11:00pm On Aug 13
KanuSE:
[s]


Lol cheesy
[/s]
nonsense trash
Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by Olanipekun1: 11:02pm On Aug 13
KanuSE:
[s]


Lol cheesy
[/s]
claptrap and stupid trash
Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by KanuSE: 11:11pm On Aug 13
Olanipekun1:
ngadaAwo, tigerclaws = claptrap and stupid trash

grin
Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by Olanipekun1: 11:13pm On Aug 13
KanuSE:


grin

nonsense trash
Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by KanuSE: 11:14pm On Aug 13
Olanipekun1:
[s][/s]
nonsense trash

How far na grin
Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by Isoduwa(m): 11:15pm On Aug 13
Witch village people Una do well ooh
Re: Fire Tazes Edo State Spare Parts Market by Olanipekun1: 11:15pm On Aug 13
KanuSE:


How far na grin

I'm good bleh

thank God sanity is returning to nairaland

no more rule breaking

kudos to the mods and to the eagle eyes reporters cool

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