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Government to compensate Gikomba fire victims

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The government through the Ministry of Interior has promised to compensate victims of Gikomba fire incident.

Led by Interior PS Karanja Kibicho and area MP Yussuf Hassan, the leaders hosted other leaders to access the damage left by the inferno.

They promised that they will find a permanent solution into the constant fire incidents at the market.

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“As directed by the HE, Karanja Kibicho, PS Charles Hinga, DG NMS Mr.Badi area MP Yussuf Hassan are hosting leaders from Gikomba Market at the ACC’s office after assessing the damage caused by last night’s fire incident. The Govt pledged to find a permanent solution to the problem.” Said the Ministry of Interior.

How the Gikomba fire began

The morning Gikomba fire is reported to have began at 2 am with razing down millions of stock.

Even though the cause is yet to be determined, traders at the place aired their anger saying they are tired of the fire incidents at the same place.

A military chopper was deployed to combat the situation as some traders could be seen trying to salvage the little they could.

The traders suspect that a group of people has a hand in the constant fire as they called on the government to do something about it.


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