Various reports on social media suggests some unscrupulous members of society decided it was the right time to loot traders and shops due to the pandemonium caused by the inferno which was consuming shops at Balogun Market, Lagos.

Balogun Market Fire

Early yesterday, news made round that a part of the popular Balogun market in Lagos State has been gutted by fire and men of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency and Lagos State Fire Service had been deployed to put out the inferno.

However, some thugs took advantage of the unfortunate situation and began looting shops.

See tweets from some eyewitnesses below ;

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