Friday, September 17, 2021

Fire razes down Namu Yam market in Plateau

Must read

- Advertisement -

By Muhammad Salisu

A late-night fire has razed down heaps of yam tubers and other food items worth millions of naira at Namu Central Yam Market of Qu’an Pan Local Government Area of Plateau State.

A witness told DAILY NIGERIAN that the cause of the fire incident, which occurred Sunday night, was still not known.

A resident of the community, Kabiri Buba, said more than 100 farmers were affected by the incident.

READ ALSO:   Polio: FEC approves $150m W/Bank credit facility

Mr Baba, therefore, called on the government at all levels to come to the aid of the farmers.

Meanwhile, the Senator representing Plateau South, Nora Dadu’ut, has commiserated with the victims and the traditional ruler of the community, Long Jan of Namu, Safiyanu Allahnana, over the incident.

READ ALSO:   Dangote refinery to expand employment capacity from 40,000 to 57,000

“I commiserate with the entire people of Namu over this sad incident,” Ms Dadu’ut said in a statement on Monday.

“Since I heard of this incident, I have not been my usual self, I feel very sad. I pray to God to revive the spirit of those affected by this incident.

“May God give them the grace to accept the loss and continue the struggle.”

READ ALSO:   NANS meets Sheikh Gumi, seeks release of abducted students

The senator then called on the government and other Nigerians to offer support to the victims.

- Advertisement -

More articles


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here
READ ALSO:   Strike: Sule invokes ‘no-work-no-pay’ policy for Nasarawa workers

- Advertisement -

Latest article

- Advertisement -