News: Fire Razes ECWA Church Complex In Gusau, Zamfara

News: Fire Razes ECWA Church Complex In Gusau, Zamfara

A fire outbreak has razed the first ECWA Church Complex in Gusau, Zamfara State, Associate Pastor of the church, Mr. Micah Liti, said on Monday.

Liti, who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gusau, said the fire started around 1:00a.m. on Monday when electricity supply was restored. According to him, the complex of the church comprising two houses of a reverend father and associate pastor, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members’ lodge and a guesthouse, were destroyed.

He said there was no loss of lives or injuries, adding that “we lost property worth millions of naira and important things including our valuable documents. We thanked God with the response of the state Fire Service in putting out the fire.’’

Abdullahi Jibo, the Deputy Director in-charge of Fire Prevention and Public Enlightenment of the State Fire Service Department, confirmed the incident and appealed to the public to always ensure fire safety.