Buhari orders probe of 14 deaths in Borno IDP camp fire


President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday evening described as “extremely horrifying,” the news of the death of 14 persons and injury to many from a fire incident at an Internally Displaced Camp (IDP) camp in Ngala, Borno State.

Reacting to the incident, the President directed the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development to investigate and report the circumstances leading to the incident, and advise on how a future occurrence will be averted.

A presidency statement said that Buhari further directed that urgently needed assistance be immediately given to the victims, even as he prayed to Allah to repose the souls of those whose lives were lost, and the quick recovery of the injured persons.

Written by ExpressDay

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