Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Zamfara LG secretariat gutted by fire


tiamin rice

An afternoon fire on Tuesday razed offices at Gusau Local Government Secretariat in Zamfara State, but officials said no injuries were reported.

News Agency of Nigeria reports that it took the combined efforts of the local council workers and the state fire service to bring the fire under control.

However, despite the efforts, the offices of the council’s Vice Chairman, Nigeria Immigration Service, Director of Agriculture and National Orientation Agency were completely burnt.

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Nura Musa, Secretary of the local government said the disaster was caused by an electrical fault in one of the offices of the secretariat.

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“We did not record any casualty and the workers did their best in reducing the magnitude of the fire even before the arrival of the fire service men.

“We are happy that the disaster stopped on the offices, but at the moment we cannot ascertain the cost of what was lost,” the council secretary said.


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