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Gas explosion destroys properties worth over N16million in Kaduna



Nasir El Rufai

By Simon Ujah, kaduna
Properties valued at sixteen Million, four hundred and two thousand, three hundred  Naira (#16,402,300) only, have been burnt in the four shops affected by the fire, resulting from the gas explosion that occurred in kaduna last Saturday, Police investigation has revealed.
A statement which was released by the Kaduna state police command on Monday morning, stated that the Command, also in the course of investigation, identified five of the deceased victims of the explosion.
The command’s Spokesman, Dsp Yakubu Sabo, stated that: “The Kaduna State Police Command wishes to update the general Public that the death toll has increased to six from the five persons already mentioned in the earlier statement. The Command has also, in the course of investigation identified five of the deceased victims as Prof. Mallam Simon M, Wale Ajayi M, Daniel Peter M, Victor Asoegwu M, and Micheal Ernest M, respectively.
The Kaduna Commissioner of Police, CP Ali Aji Janga, therefore  expressed his sincere condolences to the families of the victims and assured the Public that, the Command is still investigating the root cause of the incident and will ensure justice in accordance with the law”.

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