Akere Spare Parts Market in Olodi-Apapa, Ajegunle area of Lagos State, was gutted by fire, destroying properties worth millions of naira.
The cause of the fire is still unknown as of the filing of this report.
According to reports, the fire started around 3:am on Wednesday morning.
“This is Akere market in Ajegunle, where they sell spare parts. Akere Market in Olodi Apapa Ajegunle is currently on fire. The fire started about 3am this morning.”
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Source: Punch Newspaper
Comment: The market is dominated by Igbo traders. Is there a link between this and the raging anti-Igbo sentiments concerning Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Lagos state?