Cross River: Fire razes 10 shops in Ogoja
The Guardian learnt the sad incident was allegedly caused by a generating set at No. 29 Mission Road, Igoli-Ogoja.
One of the victims, who owned an electrical and solar panel store, Mr. Felix Orim, said he received a call at midnight and when he got there, yesterday morning, everything was razed.
The Council Chairman, Mr. Emmanuel Ishabor confirmed the incident, saying: “I have been there this morning to see for myself. We got information last night and it is true. Information we got was that the fire was caused by a generating set. Further investigation will be done to ascertain the information. For compensation, we will work with other agencies to see what can be done.”
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