Fire Guts FCT Minister of State’s Abuja Residence

Fire Guts FCT Minister of State’s Abuja Residence

Olawale Ajimotokan in Abuja

The  private residence of the FCT Minister of State, Dr Mariya Mahmoud was razed by an inferno, with virtually nothing salvaged in the property.
The property is located at No. 9, Justice Roseline Ukeji Close, Off Mark Okoye Street, Asokoro, Abuja.


According to the Acting Director, FCT Fire Service, Amiola Adebayo, the fire was caused by suspected electrical fault inside the children’s room.
She said no life was lost while the fire was brought under control at around 2:51 pm.


She added that the fire wrought substantial damage on the seven-bedroom duplex.
Also there were noticeable cracks on the walls while the roofs were flattened by the heat from the inferno.
The fire also destroyed all the household items on the upper floor, ranging from air conditioners, beds, clothes, documents, credentials and jewelries among others.

 A combined team of FEMA, Federal Fire Service and FCT Fire Service were on ground during the incident.

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