The Motor Spare parts market in Owerri, Imo State known as New Market is currently on fire. What caused the fire is still unclear but this incident is coming after traders in the market clashed with security personnel of Governor Rochas Okorocha who visited the market today.
A Facebook User shared this information on his platform with pictures to back it up. He wrote;
New Market Owerri on Fire now!
After a confrontation between Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha and market men and women in New Market Owerri today Wednesday, 13th December, 2017, were Governor Okorocha was reportedly thrown pure water sachets for forcefully ejecting the shop owners out of business and means of livelihood by demolishing their shops.
The governor, thereafter warn them to leave before Friday . Shockingly before the Friday deadline, New Market Owerri was this Night Set on Fire by unidentified persons