Katsina Assembly Fire: Masari urges assembly to seek alternative meeting place



Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has urged Katsina of Assembly to seek alternative place of meeting following fire disaster at chamber on Wednesday.

Masari gave advice in Katsina on Friday while receiving state legislators, by House Leader, Alhaji Suleiman Abukur, who had come to report incident to him.

governor noted that staying without a chamber affect their plenaries.

He urged lawmakers to scout around government buildings in state for where they could conveniently conduct their sessions, when problem be addressed.

Masari, however, expressed shock at fire incidences at both assembly and Katsina central market.

“Recently,  it was Katsina Central Market, but now, it is the House of Assembly. Let’s, therefore, take these as acts of God,” he added.

Earlier, the house leader had told the governor that the fire incident occurred on Wednesday, pointing out that the immediate cause of the inferno is yet to be known.

Abukur noted that a 14-man of members of the house had been set to investigate the incident. (NAN)