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Horror! Late Night Fire Razes NTA Ilorin

Posted by Samuel on Wed 22nd Jul, 2020 - tori.ng

Though no life was lost in the incident according to sources, valuable items were reportedly destroyed.

NTA Illorin

Photo credit: Daily Post

A late night fire outbreak has been reported at the Nigerian Television Authority, NTA, Ilorin, in the Kwara State capital, Daily Post reports.

The fire disaster occurred at about 11p.m, Tuesday night.

Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, accompanied by his Works Commissioner, Engr Rotimi Iliyasu paid an on-the-spot assessment visit to the distressed broadcast station.

Though no live was lost according to sources, valuable items were reportedly destroyed.

DAILY POST reports that while the cause of the fire could not be ascertained, it affected key offices, such as the administrative section and the marketing department.

Also touched were the news and current affairs Office and part of the programmes unit housed in the same block.

The Director, Kwara State Fire Service, Waheed Iyanda Yakubu, who confirmed the visit by the governor and his Commissioner last night informed DAILY POST that “a distressed call was received at about 11.20p.m.”

“We met the fire full blown, but it was put under control at about 12.05 a.m, Wednesday, with five offices affected,” he added.

Yakubu said an investigation was ongoing to ascertain the cause of the fire incident.



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