Flame levels Onitsha electronics market

October 14, 2015 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ NEWS and Gossip


Onitsha fireScarcely five days after a baffling flame desolated Onitsha Car Paints market, another fire yesterday flattened down the Onitsha International Electronics Market, Anambra State.

No life was lost however three security men supported harms while products worth about N60 million were obliterated by the inferno which began at around 3am.

Day by day Sun assembled that generally influenced was the twofold musical hardware shop (Amson Electronics) where over N35 million worth of products were demolished by flame.

The reason for the flame, which has not been found out, began from one of the lock-up shops, as per an observer and one of the vigilante in the business sector who said he instantly cautioned his authority when the flame began.

President General of the business sector, Mr. Izuchukwu Okoye who communicated stun over the flame episode, lauded Governor Willie Obiano for the procurement of flame administration gear that was utilized to put out the inferno including, “notwithstanding this hardware and preparation of the flame administration men by then, the flame would have raised to the whole market.”

He asked the Governor to degree his hand of partnership to the business sector by giving them putting out fires devices as he did in different markets.

The Onitsha Police Area Commander, Mr. Philip Ezekiel, while talking on the episode said “I speedily sent my men to the scene, the Okpoko Divisional Police Officer, (DPO) assembled his men to the scene when reached”.

He communicated fulfillment that the purposeful endeavors of the business sector security agents, the flame administration authorities and the police quickly kept the flame from spreading.