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Zamfara Lawmaker’s House Razed By Fire




Fire Outbreak

The house of Kabir Mai-Palace representing Gusau/Tsafe in the House of Representatives was caught up in a fire on Tuesday night in Gusau, Capital City of Zamfara.

According to the Zamfara State Fire Service Department, the fire is suspected to be as a result of a Power surge burnt down the residence of the Nigerian lawmaker in Zamfara State.

Reacting to the fire incident, Abdullahi Jibo, the Deputy Director, Fire Prevention and Public Enlightenment of the Department, told the NAN that the fire disaster, which gutted the house located at Anguwar-Yarima area, Gusau, was suspected to be caused by a power surge.

He said that the service had received a distress call from residents at about 10:30 am on that the house is on fire, and that “the firemen were quickly mobilised to the scene, where the inferno was brought under control.”

“There was no loss of lives or injuries; we were able to bring out two vehicles from the house,” he said.

Also, the Deputy Director charged residents in the state to be careful with the use of electrical appliances and to also report any case of fire outbreaks on time.

An aide to the lawmaker, Mustafa Hassan, while reacting to the incident described it as “scary”.

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“The incident started around 10 am and razed down the entire house; properties worth millions of naira were burnt to ashes, this is sad,” He said.