Police Says Death Toll From Kaduna Explosion Increased, Property Worth N16m Destroyed

    Kaduna Commissioner of Police, CP Ali Janga

    *makes list of victims public

    By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna

    After further investigation, the Nigeria Police, Kaduna State Command has identified another victim who died from the Kaduna gas explosion.

    This was contained in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer,  DSP Yakubu Abubakar Sabo, made available to AUTHENTIC News Daily on Monday January 6, 2020.

    “The Kaduna State Police Command wishes to update the general Public that the death toll has increased to six from the five persons already mentioned in the earlier statement.

    “The Command has also in the course of investigation identified five of the deceased victims as;(1) Prof. Mallam Simon M(2) Wale Ajayi M(3) Daniel Peter M(4) Victor Asoegwu M(5) Micheal Ernest M

    “Properties valued at sixteen Million, four hundred and two thousand,three hundred  Naira (#16,402,300) only, have been burnt in the four shops affected by the fire.

    “The Commissioner of Polic CP Ali Aji Janga psc has expressed his sincere condolences to the families of the victims and assured the Public that, the Command is still investigating the root cause of the incident and will ensure justice in accordance with the law.” 


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