Traders at Terminus Market, Jos, Gnash Teeth as Fire Consumed Goods Worth Millions of Naira

Tradersat the popular Terminus Market in Jos, Plateau are currently counting their losses as over night gutted the market.
The fire that started in the midnight was said to have consumed goods worth millions of naira.
The market which is mostly populated by Igbo businessmen was said to have been destroyed some years ago following a bomb explosion which was allegedly linked with the Boko Haram Islamic sect.
During the latest fire incident which was said to have started last night, several warehouses were burnt to ashes.
The total amount of money lost to the incident could run into billions of naira said a source.
The spokesperson of Plateau State Police Command, Matthias Tyopev, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, confirmed the fire incident.
He said: “Yes, there was a fire incident at the popular Terminus market in Jos. Goods and warehouses were destroyed. The Plateau State Commissioner of Police (Undie Adie), and chairman of Jos North Local Government Area were there to ascertain the level of damage and you will get the details from me later.
“For now, we can’t estimate the total amount lost because of the fire because so many people were involved; the money lost unquantifiable because the fire incident was very severe.”

Author: News Editor

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