By our correspondent
An early morning fire on Monday destroyed properties worth millions of naira at a private oil company in Kano.
The company, Noma Oil and Cakes Company is located Mission Road, Cabin Geri Area of Kano.
An eyewitness account has it that the fire started at 9:00 am and lasted about four hours before it was put out.
”The fire started slowly and suddenly engulfed the factory.
”Since the company deals with fuel, the fire rages and we are all helpless and started running for our dear lives.
”It took men of the Kano State fire service about four hours before the fire could be put out, the source said.
Alhaji Balarabe Kabara, the Director of the State Fire Service confirmed the incident.
He said said that properties worth N320 million were destroyed by the fire.