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Kano police divisional office gutted by fire

The Commissioner of Police in Kano State, Mr. Usaini Gumel, revealed that the Divisional Police Office in Nasarawa Local Government Area was engulfed by fire in the early hours of Monday.

“At about 05.45 a.m. the Divisional Police headquarters was engulfed by fire and a major part of the building was burned down completely.

“Despite the prompt response by the State Fire Service, significant damage occurred,”Gumel said

Gumel said an investigation was ongoing to unravel the cause.

“The area has been cordoned off to prevent intrusion by on-lookers and miscreants, the arms and ammunition in the office are very safe.

“The Divisional Police Officer is currently sorting out some of the affected documents,” he said.