Tuesday, 17 May 2022

Kano State Govt Throws More Light On Sabon Gari Explosion

The Kano State Government has thrown more light on the explosion that Rock the city on Tuesday 

The State Commissioner of Police released this press statement just as the State Police Command confirmed the death of four people from the blast 

The number is in contrast to the nine corpses NEMA said it received from the scene 

Kano clarifies news on explosion in Sabon Gari

Kano state government has clarified  that the early Tuesday morning explosion in the Sabon Gari area did not occur in a school.

The state commissioner for information, Malam Muhammad Garba said the incident happened at an animal feed store opposite the school along Aba Road, Sabon Gari area of Fagge local government.

He said while the cause of the explosion and the damage it had done is yet to be officially ascertained, investigation has since commenced to determine the cause, impact and measures to be taken.

Malam Garba called on the people in the state  particularly those living in the area where the incident occured to remain calm while government in collaboration with relevant agencies are working on the matter.

The commissioner assured that government would keep the public abreast on any development and warned people to desist from spreading unsubstantiated news.


Hon. Commissioner for Information, Kano state

May 17, 2022

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