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February 25, 2024

Fire guts Minister’s residence in Abuja

Fire guts Minister’s residence in Abuja

By Omeiza Ajayi

The private residence of the Minister of State in the Federal Capital Territory Administration FCTA, Dr Mariya Mahmoud, was razed by fire on Sunday afternoon.

While the emergency response was slow, it was gathered that nothing could be saved from the property located on No. 9, Justice Roseline Ukeji Close, in highbrow Asokoro.

Special Adviser on Media to the Minister, Mr Austin Elemue who confirmed the incident said the cause of the fire was not immediately known and was consequently being investigated by relevant authorities.