A mysterious fire on Monday morning, gutted part of the gymnasium hall of the popular Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna.
When contacted on phone by our correspondent, the North West Coordinator, Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Alhaji Abdullahi Idris described the development as unfortunate.
“Yes it is true that fire incidence was recorded at the Gymnasium Hall of the Ahmadu Bello Stadium.
“We thank God that no loss of lives or injuries were recorded,” he said.
Explaining the extent of damage, he said that it only affected the changing rooms and adjoining offices, but the gymnasium Hal itself is intact.
He said that already, a committee has been set up to investigate and determine what caused the inferno, and suggest ways of forestalling further reoccurrence.
It would be recalled that exactly a week ago, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), North West Zone organised a stakeholders meeting, where ways of preventing fire Outbreaks and response to mitigate were discussed in Kaduna.