Tejuosho Market Fire Outbreak: Traders In Tears As Goods Worth Billions Of Naira Went Up In Flames
Traders at the popular Tejuosho market in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city, has decried the financial and economic loss of Livelihood as fire. engulfed the materials and tailoring section of the market, while the Lagos State Fire Service (LSFS), who confirmed the fire outbreak in the area, earlier couldn’t say exactly where the fire was, but it is thought to be close to the ultramodern market complex.
We gathered that both the Federal and Lagos State fire departments claim that their personnel are on the scene putting out the fire, although specifics are still hazy. Due to the thick black smoke that filled the air, commuters and drivers who were going that way had to turn around, but from Video posted online showed some shops at the Lagos Tejuosho market on fire.
According to Adeseye Margaret, Director, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, in a statement on Tuesday, said the fire which has engulfed the clothing and tailoring materials section of the market is being subdued by the Lagos firefighters. “The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service is battling the inferno at Tailor Market behind the ultramodern Tejuosho Market, Yaba, Lagos.