Badge of the Nigerian Police
The Police Divisional Office in Nasarawa Local Government Area on Monday has been gutted by fire.
Confirming the incident to reporters, the police command in Kano State disclosed that the incident occurred in the early hours of Monday.
The state Commissioner of Police, Mr Hussaini Gumel, also told reporters that the Divisional Police headquarters was engulfed by fire, and a major part of the building was burned down completely.
Gumel said that an investigation was ongoing to unravel the cause of the fire.
He said; ‘’This is despite prompt response by the State Fire Service.’’
‘’The area has been cordoned off to prevent intrusion by on-lookers and miscreants, the arms and ammunition in the office are very safe.
‘’The Divisional Police Officer is currently sorting out some of the affected documents,” he said.