Fire destroys NOUN office in Jigawa


A fire incident has reportedly gutted the office of the National Open University of Nigeria in Dutse, Jigawa state.

A source said that the incident in the early hours of Saturday consumed office furniture and other valuable items. He explained that the state fire service, other security agencies and good Samaritans helped in quenching the flame which raged for an hour.

The spokesman of the NSCDC, Adamu Shehu confirmed the incident to DAILY POST.

He said the inferno had gutted the NOUN office which is on the fourth floor of the Federal secretariat in Dutse. The cause of the fire is still unknown, according to him.

He also noted that the efforts of security agencies helped prevent the spread of the flame to other parts of the secretariat complex.

Shehu further disclosed that an investigation into the fire outbreak is ongoing.

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