A sudden midday fire outbreak on Wednesday ravaged a section of the Ado Bayero Mall, formally occupied by Game Stores, on Zoo Road in Kano.

The lease manager of the mall, Elizabeth Adeyemo, who confirmed the outbreak, said the firemen are currently on the ground, making frantic efforts to quench the fire.

customers were prevented from gaining entry into the mall.

The manager explained the reason was to enable the fire service men free access to put off the fire as soon as possible.

As at the time of filing this report, the cause of the fire could not be ascertained.