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FCT Probes Next Cash And Carry Supermarket Fire

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FCT To Probe Next Cash And Carry Supermarket Fire

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Muhammad Musa Bello has assured that a thorough investigation would be conducted to ascertain the cause of the fire incident at the Next Cash and Carry.

This, according to him was to prevent a reoccurrence in any other business establishment within the FCT.

The Minister stated this in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Anthony Ogunleye, on Sunday.

The statement was titled, Next Cash and Carry fire: Minister commiserates with Management, Abuja business community.”

It read, “The Minister of the FCT, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has expressed shock and deep sadness over the fire incident that engulfed the Next Cash and Carry Supermarket in Abuja on Sunday, 26th December, 2021.

“On behalf of the FCT Administration and the entire residents of the FCT Commiserates with the management and staff of the supermarket and the FCT business community over the unfortunate incident.

“The Minister commended the FCT Fire Service, the Federal Fire Service, the Fire Service Departments of the Nigerian Navy, Air Force, Guards Brigade and Julius Berger Nig. PLC that responded with their fire-fighting equipment.

“He equally commended the FCT FEMA, the National Emergency Management Agency, Security agencies and other responders for their efforts in containing the blaze,

“Bello also assured that a thorough investigation will be conducted to ascertain the cause of the fire incident in an effort to prevent a reoccurrence in any other business establishment within the FCT.”

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