Breaking: Files, other valuable lost as fire burn Kano Police headquarters


Valuables worth millions of Naira have been reportedly destroyed as a result of a fire incident that occurred at the Bompai headquarters of the Nigeria Police in Kano.

A witness said the fire started at about 2.00pm on Saturday adding it affected structures from the Provost office down to the office of the Deputy Commissioner of Police.

According to the witness, the fire however spared the office of the newly posted State Commissioner of Police and the block of offices adjacent to his own office.

Several documents were believed to have been gutted by the inferno, said a witness who however added that there were no report of injury or loss of life of any sort as a result of the accident.

The cause of the blaze could not be established as the Public Relations Officer of the state Fire Service and the Police dpokesman, Abdullahi Harua kiyawa could not be reached for comment.