Ministry confirms fire in Kachikwu’s house

The fire incident that engulfed the Abuja residence of the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, was a “minor fire incident”, the ministry has stated.

Confirming it, the Director, Press Relations in the Ministry, Mr Idang Alibi, said there was no substantial damage.

“Yes. Yes, I can confirm it happened. There was a minor fire incident but it’s nothing to worry about.

“No life was lost, no one was injured and there was no substantial damage. Thank you,” Alibi said.

The fire reportedly occurred as a result of electrical fault, which started from Kachikwu’s room.