There was a serious fire outbreak in Sokoto’s old market on July 24 and It destroyed a number of shops/goods. State Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has paid a visit to the scene.
He revealed that the government plans to modernize all markets in the state so as to avoid incidences of fire as recorded in recent months. Also, his government is currently assessing the damage done to this market and will in due course announce special intervention to cushion the effect the disaster on the businessmen and women affected.
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