“Commiserates with owners of businesses and orders full scale investigation into the circumstances surrounding the inferno”
Following the unfortunate fire incident at the Sokoto State Central Market on 19th January, 2021 which razed down segments of the market, the Commissioner of Police, Sokoto State Command, CP Ali Aji Janga had upon assumption of duty made his first duty tour in office to the market.
The Police Public Relations Officer of the Command, ASP Muhammad Sadiq, disclosed this in a statement issued on Thursday 21 January 2021.
Upon arrival at the scene, the CP was received by The Director Administration, Sokoto Central Market, Alh. Hassan Aliyu, who led the CP’s delegation on an intensive inspection of the market. The CP was highly appreciated by the market management and business owners for his prompt visit, empathy and genuine concern.
The CP responded by sincerely commiserating with the victims of the inferno and further directed a full scale investigation in order to unravel the circumstances surrounding the unfortunate incident.