Gov. Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra has commiserated with traders at the Onitsha main market over the fire incident which razed down their shops.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that a fire on Tuesday razed a two-storey building housing the Onitsha main market Police Station and shops where they sell fabrics.
The Governor expressed sadness over the early morning fire with the attendant loss of goods and property worth millions of naira.
He said he wants to reiterate the need for all to be extra vigilant in preventing outbreaks of fire incidences in the markets, offices and even the homes and he commends the efforts of the firefighters and other security agencies who battled to contain the inferno.
Soludo also assured that government will investigate the incident with a view to preventing future occurrences.