By Ononye VC
Governor Chukwuma Charles Soludo has commiserated with traders at Onitsha Main Market over the fire incident that razed down their shops.
In a statement released by the chief press secretary to the governor, Christian Aburime, the governor expressed sadness over the early-morning fire on Tuesday that razed a two-storey building within the main market and destroyed some shops, leading to loss of goods.
The governor again reiterated the need for all to be extra vigilant in preventing fire outbreaks in the markets, offices and even homes.
He commended the efforts of the firefighters and other security agencies who battled to contain the inferno.
Governor Soludo further assured that government will investigate the incident with a view to preventing a future reoccurrence.