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  • News - North West - Kano
  • Updated: February 12, 2024

Fire destroys Kano police divisional office

Fire destroys Kano police divisional office

The Kano Police Police Command has confirmed a fire outbreak at its  Divisional Police Headquarters in Nasarawa Local Government Area.

The state Commissioner of Police, Hussaini Gumel, told NAN in Kano on Monday that the incident occurred in the early hours of Monday.

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

"This is in spite of prompt response by the State Fire Service,’’ he said.

Gumel said an investigation was ongoing to unravel the cause of the fire.

"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.

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