Report from Onitsha, Anambra State, South East Nigeria says, the city Main Market has, early morning on Tuesday, gone up in flames.
The fire reportedly broke out from the White House section of the Market known as the biggest market in West Africa.
White House is the office of the leaders of the market, an expansive two-storey building and hosts several offices, halls for meetings in the first and second floor, while the ground floor hosts shops.
“The area mostly affected by the fire is the block of shops under the white house, where expensive lace materials are sold,” a source told Daily Post.
Martin Agbili, the fire service boss in Anambra State, could not be reached as of the time of filing this report.
Traders have, however, mobilized to the market to fight the fire.