Global Upfront Newspapers
Cover News

Fire destroys the popular Onitsha plastic market

An early Friday morning fire has destroyed the  popular Plastics  Market in Onitsha, Anambra State.

There was no loss of life, probably because by 1.50am when the fire started, nobody was in the market.

The fire started at a plaza located in the Plastics Market.

Spokesperson for Anambra State  Police Command, Chief Superintendent of Police Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the incident, saying that Police operatives led by Divisional Police Officer of Central Police Station (CPS) Onitsha, Superintendent of Police Ifeanyi Iburu, quickly mobilised to the scene and cordoned off the Area to prevent looting and further catastrophe.

According to Mohammed, the Fire Service Department was equally contacted and they responded immediately to scene.

”The fire was extinguished with the help of fire fighters and other sympathizers in the area. No loss of life and no injury have been reported. Investigation is ongoing to ascertain extent of damage and circumstances surrounding the incident,” he said.

Advertize With Us

See Also:

In India, Israel and Iran both take gloves off in public spat: Evil, Childish, Pegasus, Zionist

Global Upfront

After public row, Trump cuts funding for WHO amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Global Upfront

Buhari outraged, vows killers of Ahmed Gulak won’t go unpunished

Global Upfront

U.S. donates $1.3 million COVID-19 Mobile Field Hospital to Nigeria as affirmation to continued partnership

Global Upfront

Nigeria moves closer to becoming a failed State

Global Upfront

Nigeria mourns veteran actor, Victor Olaotan

Global Upfront

Nigeria’s COVID-19 figure jumps to 33,616 with 463 new cases, as NCDC insists on culture of wearing face masks

Global Upfront

Nigeria on time bomb, Cardinal Onaiyekan, Professor Jega, General Agwai, Bugaje, others, warn Buhari, State Govs

Global Upfront

7 Vitamin C-Rich Drinks To Boost Immunity

Global Upfront

Anambra govt decries jungle justice, to offset hospital bills of accident victims

Global Upfront

This website uses Cookies to improve User experience. We assume this is OK...If not, please opt-out! Accept Read More