1 May 2016
A fire outbreak that broke out in Mudiga village, Miga Local Government Area (LGA), Jigawa State has reportedly consumed properties and food stuff, mainly grains, worth nothing less than N2million. The Chairman of the Local Government Caretaker Committee, Muhammad Maigari, disclosed this as he expressed sympathy for victims of the incident.
The council’s Information Officer, Malam Yakubu Abdullahi, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Dutse that the incident occurred on Saturday around 4.30pm.
The damage includes at least ten (10) grain silos containing mainly guinea corn, millet, rice, and beans. Other damages include houses, utilities and livestock.
He said: “Fire outbreak has destroyed food stuff worth N2 million at Mudiga village in Miga local government area. The fire originated from one of the cooking gas from one of the houses in the village. It consumed 10 local silos containing guinea corn, millet, rice and beans, including household items and animals.”
Baban-nan Murabis, the local government secretary represented the chairman, promising to provide support and assistance to all victims.