24 hours after Abuja market fire, kerosene triggers explosion at UNIMAID | Dailytrust

24 hours after Abuja market fire, kerosene triggers explosion at UNIMAID

One day after a kerosene tanker exploded at a market in Kubwa, Abuja, the product has triggered explosion at the University of Maiduguri in Borno State.

At least three female occupants of Murtala female hostel in the school are currently being treated in the hospital following injuries sustained in the fire outbreak, which occurred on Saturday.

This is the second of such incident at UNIMAID in one month.

According to the university’s Director, Public Relations, Prof. Danjuma Gambo, said preliminary investigations showed that the incident was caused by a kerosene explosion.

Gambo, who described the incident as unfortunate, said the university management was taking steps to enforce more fire safety regulations in students’ hostels.

About seven persons died in the Abuja incident while properties were razed.

Dear Reader,
Every day, we work hard to provide readers such as you with the most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information. Quality journalism costs money. Today, we're asking that you support us to do more. Your support means that Daily Trust can keep offering journalism to everyone in the world. Sign up for as little as N1,000 to become a member. Learn more about our membership here

Bank transfers can be made to:
Zenith Bank
1017257739
Media Trust Ltd


Please send details of your bank transfer to the email or Whatsapp number below so that we can contact you.

If you have any questions, please let us know.

Inquiries:
Email: membership@dailytrust.com
Whatsapp: +234 806 990 3410