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1 dies, 3 injured as fire guts Fulani settlement in Kogi

1 dies, 3 injured as fire guts Fulani settlement in Kogi,

1 dies, 3 injured as fire guts Fulani settlement in Kogi

One person died and three others sustained injuries when a Fulani settlement at Jingbe, Ajaokuta Local Government Area of Kogi, was completely gutted by an overnight fire.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered in Lokoja on Sunday that the settlement made up of 87 thatched houses being inhabited by over 300 Fulani men, women and children, was gutted by fire at about 2 a.m. when the occupants were fast asleep.

Briefing newsmen on the development, the acting Chairman of the state branch of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MCBAN), Ardo Bello Garatu, said that the incident occurred in the early hours of Feb. 8.

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Garatu, who spoke through Mr Adamu Abubakar, the state Acting Assistant Secretary of the association, said that a two-year-old male child died in the incident, while three women sustained various degrees of injury.

He said that the victims, apart from being rendered homeless, had lost cash and personal effects worth millions of Naira.

He said that the victims who included children were now being forced to live in the open, calling for the urgent intervention of Gov. Yahaya Bello.

The association also appealed to the Federal Government to direct the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to immediately come to the aid of the victims to prevent further loss of live.

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Vanguard News Nigeria.

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One person died and three others sustained injuries when a Fulani settlement at Jingbe, Ajaokuta Local Government Area of Kogi, was completely gutted by an overnight fire. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered in Lokoja on Sunday that the settlement made up of 87 thatched houses being inhabited by over 300 Fulani men, women and
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5 responses to “1 dies, 3 injured as fire guts Fulani settlement in Kogi”

  1. Avatar Ashimi Abass says:

    Why us there fire outbreak everywhere in Nigeria

  2. Avatar Mhiz uzor says:

    Nowadays fire outbreaks is what we face in Nigeria

  3. Avatar Endurance Wonah says:

    This article is so well composed and arranged. Kudos to the person working on if and more grace. It’s so Concorde and we’ll arranged.

  4. Avatar Ugonna Adinnu says:

    This is becoming serious ooo…Oh Lord please save us all ooo

  5. Avatar Rahab Yohanna says:

    We are no longer safe in this country ooo what is happening

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