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Saraki Fire breaks out in Senate President’s Abuja home

The blaze is said to have started in the gym area of the building at about 10:05am on Friday, August 28, 2015.

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A fire has broken out in the Maitama, Abuja home of Senate President, Bukola Saraki.

Senate President. Bukola Saraki play

Senate President. Bukola Saraki

(Dailymail NG)

 

The blaze is said to have started in the gym area of the building at about 10:05am on Friday, August 28, 2015.

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Senate President-Bukola Saraki.

(vanguardngr)

 

Residents of the building were said to have noticed smoke coming from the room and quickly notified the fire service.

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Senate President-Bukola Saraki.

(e247mag)

 

The incident has been confirmed by the Special Adviser to the Senate President on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu.

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Bukola Saraki

(Punch)

 

Olaniyonu told Punch that the fire was caused by an electric spark from one of the air conditioners in the gym.

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Bukola Saraki

(Ovi)

 

No casualties were recorded in the incident.

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