Tejuosho Fire: Victims recount event
By Guardian Exclusive
03 November 2022 | 10:14 am
Goods worth millions of naira were on Tuesday destroyed as a fire broke out at the popular Tailor Market behind the ultra-modern Tejuosho Market, Yaba, Lagos State. GuardianTV spoke with victims as they recount how the horrific event happened.
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