Human Interest

Fire gut Anambra Broadcasting Service in Awka


Fire has gutted a part of Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS), the state government owned broadcast station.

The fire reportedly started in the early hours of Monday October 31, from one of the buildings in the station, a source said.

The source said for six hours, fire fighters battled to stop the fire, before it was eventually brought to a halt.

The cause of the fire at the time of filling this report could not be ascertained, nor has the management of the station stated the cause.

The Managing Director of ABS, Sir Chido Obidiegwu was reported to have expressed shock over the incident, but thanked God that no life of the staff of the establishment was lost to the incident.

Anambra State commissioner for Information, Sir Paul Nwosu was also said to have visited the scene over the unexpected incident.



By Ifeizu Joe

Ifeizu is a seasoned journalist and Managing Editor of TheRazor. He has wide knowledge of Anambra State and has reported the state objectively for over a decade.

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