The Managing Director, Federal Housing Authority & Immediate past Senator Representing Lagos East Senatorial zone, Senator Gbenga Ashafa and the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, have paid a visit to Tipper Garage Gwarimpa which was gutted by fire.
The team which was led by the Minister of FCT, inspected the site of an inferno that engulfed the Tipper garage Gwarimpa on Thursday.
Well addressing some of the marketers who have lost everything, Senator Ashafa and his team assured the victims that the Federal Housing Authority would work with relevant authorities to assist those affected by the Tipper Garage Gwarimpa fire and prevent reoccurrence.
According to eyewitnesses, a faulty electrical spark in one of the locked-up shops was the cause of the inferno.
Reports said the fire which started at midnight lasted over two hours before it was put out by the men of the FCT Fire Service.
Goods worth millions of Naira went up in flames while several other traders sustained various degrees of burns while many houses around the market were also affected by the fire.