200 shops have been gutted down by the fire that broke out in Makurdi Modern Market on Tuesday in Benue state.
Naija News had reported a section of the main market in Markurdi, was consumed by a serious fire.
A trader, James Ekeson who spoke to The Nation said the fire started at about 6:30 pm when the market was closed.
He said nobody can tell the cause of the fire as the market closed 5:30 pm and nobody remained behind.
Goods worth millions of naira were destroyed.