NIGERIA’S PRESIDENTIAL VILLA, ASO ROCK REPORTEDLY ON FIRE
This reports says there was a fire outbreak at the Presidential Villa in Aso Rock, Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, causing panic among workers in the abode, where President Muhammadu Buhari resides.
Reports say the fire started 4pm yesterday, Saturday, March 6, 2021 at Aso Rock as the fire service officials tried desperately to put it out.
An eye witness account said “The security men were chasing people not to capture the incident, but I tried my best to capture it. The fire is still on,”
The cause of the fire is not yet known, however, fire service trucks moved in and were seen in the villa, making frantic efforts to put out the fire.
FIRE GUTS YOBE MARKET, DESTROYS SHOPS, OTHER VALUABLES
In the same vein, yesterday (Saturday) night, fire also destroyed many shops and other valuables worth millions of Naira at Potiskum Central Market in Yobe State.
The incident occurred at about 10pm local time. It’s yet to be known what caused the inferno.
In the meantime, the Chairman of the United Marketers Association, Potiskum Chapter, (UMAPO), Nasiru Mata has confirmed the incident.
“I’m currently at the scene of the fire disaster. “We do not know the actual cause of the inferno but fire fighters have immediately responded to our call and are doing their best to put off the fire”.
As at the time of filing in this report, it was gathered that with the timely response of the fire service personnel and good ‘Samaritans’, the inferno was successfully put off