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Kano Govt to investigate fire outbreak at Gwale LG



The Kano State Government says it will thoroughly investigate the cause of the fire outbreak that gutted Gwale Local Government Council secretariat.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the incident, which occurred on Dec. 13, affected 18 offices and destroyed properties worth millions of Naira.

The Deputy Governor of the state, Alhaji Aminu Gwarzo, announced this during a visit to the affected council secretariat to inspect the level of damages caused by the fire.

He explained that  the administration of Gov. Kabiru Yusuf is working assiduously to ensure that justice prevailed in the upcoming Supreme Court judgment.

Gwarzo, who doubles as the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, urged the people of the state to remain calm and law abiding.

He assured that despite the tension in the state due to the awaiting period of judgment, the present administration would not be distracted in providing laudable projects that will uplift the well being of the people.

“I assure you that we will not relent until the culprits are found and brought to justice.

“We cannot be derailed by miscreants to abundant our mandate because that is the ultimate goal of those who are creating chaos in Kano, Governor Abba is focused and determined to have his victory no matter what,” he said.

He said that the state government would do all it can to stop burning or destroying public properties in the state.

“All residents are advised to keep calm and be rest assured that the present administration is on top of the situation and is fully prepared to deal with any person found constituting threat to peaceful coexistence in the state.

“Members of the public are advised to keep ignoring all pressure groups that are making attempts to ignite confrontation between residents and security agencies in the state,” said the deputy governor. (NAN)