Fire has razed down no fewer than 44 shops at the popular Farm Centre GSM market in Kano metropolis on Friday. An Eyewitness and one of the shop owners said the incident happened around 5.30pm when most of traders had closed for business.
According to the witness, the fire which destroyed phones and other valuables worth millions of Naira was said to have been caused by a spark from a converter supplying power to some of the shops.
The source said though no life was lost, but no fewer than 44 shops were destroyed by the inferno. This is the second time the market was gutted by fire in the last eight months.