A market popularly know as a ‘second – hand’ market in Lagos has been engulfed by fire.
The market which is located at Agbado/Okeodo Local Council Development Area, along the Lagos – Abeokuta Express way, is a popular second – hand cloth market in Lagos, was on fire.
The Katangowa market happens to be along the same axis with the Oke Odo market were the Yoruba and Hausa traders had a clash some days back.
Some resident stated that the fire started at 3am, and since then the inferno affected lots of shop and as well several cloths also were destroyed.
The officials Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, and the Men of the State Fire Service have been mobilised to quench the fire.
Likewise, the Police force from the Oke Odo Divisional Headquarters are also on ground to ensure and prevent the looting of unaffected shops in the market.