Fire Razes Multi-Million Naira Electronic Plaza In Kogi
Fire has razed down a multi-million naira electronic plaza in Kogi in the late hours of Friday, September 25.
The multi-million naira electronic plaza in Lokoja, the state capital identified as Peelinks was completely gutted by fire around 11:50 pm as residents were helpless to the situation.
The said building is only a stone throw away from the office of the Federal Fire Service, yet there was no help from the firefighters.
Eyewitnesses at the scene of the incident were only subjected to lamentation. An anonymous eyewitness lamented saying that the plaza is someone’s life investment burning. He said the entire electrical plaza has been burnt and asked what someone has to do to survive?
Another resident lamented that despite the proximity of the fire service no help was rendered in quenching the fire.
Peelinks electronic world limited, located along Muritala Muhammed way, close to GT Bank Junction, Lokoja, is the biggest electronic plaza in Kogis State and serves the need of both government and individuals.
Recall that on Wednesday, 23 people were burnt to death in Lokoja after a fuel tanker exploded which led to the state government declaring two days of mourning for those who lost their lives in the tragedy.