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Kogi state Assembly gutted with fire

Kogi state suffers loss as unknown fire wrecks havoc on their state house of assembly



Precious Yusuf 

An early morning fire from an unknown source engulfed the Kogi State House of Assembly complex located at Crusher Area, Lokoja.

It was revealed that the fire ripped through the roof of the Chamber, causing extensive damage to the floor of the house.

The Speaker of the house, Mathew Kolawole, and the state security Adviser, Commander Jerry Omodara, were among the first people to arrive at the assembly complex.

The Speaker of the Assembly said that he suspects sabotage but fell short of where the suspected sabotage might be from.

When asked whether it might have been linked with the recent happening between the Assembly and Dangote group, he said that that is left to the security agents  to determine.

“We should leave security people to do their work and give us a report going forward,” the speaker said.

However,a source who does not want his name in print said he suspected an explosion but couldn’t say who might be responsible.

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