- Seven classrooms in Badawa secondary school in Nasarawa local government of Kano state have been razed by fire
- The spokesman of the police, Abdullahi Haruna, confirmed the fire outbreak as he also said no lives were lost
- Haruna, however, said that the fire incident was contained by fire fighters
Fire outbreak has burned down seven classrooms in Badawa secondary school in Nasarawa local government of Kano state.
The incident was confirmed by the spokesman of the Kano state police command, Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, in a text message on Monday morning, March 25, saying no life was lost, Daily Trust reports.
The police spokesman said the fire was caused by electricity sparks from one of the laboratories in the school. He said the incident started around 1:30am.
“25/03/19, fire incident at about 0130hrs there was fire incident that occurred at Badawa secondary school that burnt down 7 class rooms.
“Cause of the inferno was suspected to be as a result of electric spark from one of laboratory classes. No lost of life or injury recorded,” he said.
The police also added that the fire was contained by fire fighters and that residents should remain calm.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that after mysterious fire burnt down two offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abia and Plateau states, the commission raised alarm over how election materials including Permanent Voters' Cards, were destroyed in the fire.
In a statement signed by the chairman of information and voter education committee of INEC, Festus Okoye, the commission, said it has written to the police to request adequate help in investigating the source of the fire as well as security for the offices.
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