FCT Minister commiserates with traders over fire incident in two markets

By Peter Usman/:

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello commiserated with the traders in Kado Fish market and the Yarkasuwa makeshift market in Gwarimp on their loss when part of the markets were gutted by fire.

Malam Bello on Monday, 28th of December 2020, visited the Kado Fish market as well as the Yarkasuwa makeshift market in Gwarimpa to see the extent of damages.

It will be recalled that portions of both markets were gutted by fire over the Christmas holidays.

The FCT Minister who was accompanied by the Executive Secretary of the FCDA, Engr Umar Gambo Jibrin and other senior members of staff of the FCTA sympathised with the traders on their loss.

At the Yarkauwa makeshift market, Malam Bello said discussions will be held with the Federal Housing Authority over the incident.

Speaking earlier, the Chairman of the Kado Fish Market Traders Association, Alhaji Yusuf Muhammed said that the fire occurred when there were very few people around as the Christian traders were celebrating Christmas while the Muslims were observing the Jumaat prayers.

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