By AUSTIN OWOICHO, Abuja
Property and goods worth billions of Naira have been lost in Azarenin, Bauchi State following an inferno that engulfed its central market late Sunday night.
A source informed AUTHENTIC News Daily that the fire started at about 11pm and they have been helpless for hours, not having ability to put it out.
“Innalillahi Wa inna ilahir rajiuin. Please people of Azare Azare in Bauchi State need our urgent and special prayers now.
The entire central market of Azarenin engulf in fire, since around 11 pm up till now, men of fire fighters have been battling with it, ” the source said around 1:29am on Monday morning.
As at the time of filing this report at a about 2:46am on Monday morning, it was unclear the exact cause of the fire, or if efforts were been made by fire fighters to put it off.
Azare is one of the largest towns in Bauchi State and is home to several educational institutions.