Fire Razes Marian Market In Calabar, Cross River State (Photos)

In December 2017 fire razed down part of Watt Market where Yoruba traders are largely occupied before Christmas day.

On the new year day, January 1, 2018 at about 2AM, fire razed down part of Marian market which is the second largest market in Calabar after Watt market which is the largest.

According to an eye witness, Nyakno Cosmas who spoke to Brainnews Radio revealed that the fire started as early as 2AM on 1 January 2018 with the aid of a knockout explosion.

According to him, 32 shops including his mother’s shop was razed by the new year fire.

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