Fire razes Jabi motor park in Abuja, many shops destroyed (photos)

Fire razes Jabi motor park in Abuja, many shops destroyed (photos)

- The popular Jabi motor park witnessed a fire outbreak in the early hours of Friday, February 21

- Many shops were reportedly destroyed as the fire spread to different parts of the park

- The cause of the fire is still unknown but fire service operatives are already at the park working to put it out

The popular Jabi motor park in the Federal Capital Territory experienced a fire outbreak on Friday, February 21, which left many shops destroyed.

The Cable reports that operatives of the FCT's fire service have arrived the scene of the fire outbreak working hard to put out the inferno.

The cause of the inferno which reportedly started around 10am is yet to be known at the time of filing this report.

Shops destroyed as fire razes Jabi motor park in Abuja (photos)

Jabi motor park in Abuja gutted by fire. Photo credit: The Cable
Source: UGC

Shops destroyed as fire razes Jabi motor park in Abuja (photos)

Many shops at the park were destroyed by the fire. Photo credit: The Cable
Source: UGC

Shops destroyed as fire razes Jabi motor park in Abuja (photos)

The cause of the fire is still unknown but fire service operatives are already at the park working to put it out. Photo credit: The Cable
Source: UGC

Many shops were reportedly destroyed as the fire spread to shops where there are car batteries and gas.

In a related development, the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) was recently gutted by bush fire which destroyed a part of the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport in Owerri, Imo state.

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Speaking on the incident, Henrietta Yakubu, the head of corporate affairs of the airport, revealed that air rescuers and fire-fighters battled to quench the flames.

However, Yakubu reported that the inferno did not in any way affect flight bookings and other operations at the airport.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the staff and the students affected by the fire incident that occurred in one of the hostels of the Government Girls Secondary School, Kawo area of Kaduna state had received some cash donation from their representative at the National Assembly.

Legit.ng's regional reporter in Kaduna, Nasir Dambatta, reports that the lawmaker, Senator Uba Sani, who represents Kaduna Central at the Senate, on Monday, February 10, made over one million naira cash donations to the school.

The victims who received the cash support to cushion the effect of the losses they incurred were three matrons and some special students displaced from Borno state.

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Senator Sani, who visited the school to personally console the college community and to assess the extent of damage, sent the cash donations less than 14 hours afterwards through his aides.

Appreciating the gesture on behalf of the college community, the principal of the school, Rakiya Ismail Ahmed, said Senator Sani had actually lived up to the promise he made to the victims and the school authority.

"The senator came yesterday to console us and promised to send support to the victims which he promptly did. He sent N500,000 cash to two of the matrons, N100,000 for the treatment of another matron who is in hospital and N150,000 for GCC students from Borno among other donations.

"The college community is indeed grateful to the Senator for this timely support and for making his words his bonds. We pray Allah to bless him and to reward him abundantly," the principal said.

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