Govt investigates Old Market fire outbreak
The Sokoto State Government will set up a committee to investigate the cause of the fire incident at Kasuwa Danjabalu, popularly known as Old Market, which occurred Sunday night.
It was said that the fire started around 10pm and raged over three hours before it was put off.
The fire destroyed property worth billions of Naira as the market was reputed for assorted clothing materials, foot wears, and jewels.
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal who was among the first people that visited the scene of the inferno, assured traders of his support and promised a committee to investigate the remote and immediate causes of the inferno and recommend assistance for victims.