Fire Destroys Residence of FCT Minister of State, Dr. Mariya Mahmoud, in Abuja

Fire Destroys Residence of FCT Minister of State, Dr. Mariya Mahmoud, in Abuja

On Sunday afternoon, a devastating fire engulfed the private residence of Dr. Mariya Mahmoud, the Minister of State in the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), located in the upscale neighborhood of Asokoro, Abuja.

The fire outbreak, which occurred at No. 9, Justice Roseline Ukeji Close, resulted in significant damage to the property. Despite efforts to contain the fire, the emergency response was reportedly slow, and unfortunately, nothing could be salvaged from the affected residence.

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Mr. Austin Elemue, the Special Adviser on Media to the Minister, confirmed the incident. He stated that the cause of the fire remained unknown and was under investigation by the relevant authorities.

The loss of the Minister of State’s residence highlights the devastating impact of fire emergencies and underscores the importance of prompt emergency response and effective fire prevention measures.