Connect with us


Fire guts Soludo’ aide’s office



A part of the office of the Special Adviser to Anambra Governor on Political Matters, Dr Alex Obiogbolu, was on Tuesday gutted by fire.

The office is inside the Anambra Government House, Agu Awka, Awka.

Two firefighting trucks were deployed by the Fire Service to combat the inferno.

A source in the office said the fire started from the electricity junction box.

Obiogbolu, who rushed back to the scene, described the inferno as “unfortunate”, while commending the Fire Service for their swift response.

In a reaction, Mr Chukwudi Chiketa, the Anambra Fire Chief confirmed that the inferno was as a result of a power surge.

Chiketa called residents to ensure they switched off their electrical appliances whenever they were not in use and to make sure they had fire extinguishers in homes and offices.

“It was as a result of power surge, we got there in good time and stopped the fire from causing maximum damage to the building or touching those around it.

“People should switch off their electrical appliance when they not at home and when they are not in use.

“It also important to make sure there is fire extinguisher in homes and offices so that they can contain the fire before Fire Service arrive the scene,” he said.

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *