By Remi Johnson
FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has expressed shock and deep sadness over the fire incidence that engulfed Next Cash and Carry Supermarket in Jahi district at the early hours of Sunday morning, 26th December in Abuja.
Bello, on behalf of the FCT Administration and residents of the territory commiserated with the management and staff of the supermarket and the FCT business community over the unfortunate incident.
The minister commended the FCT Fire Service, the Federal Fire Service, and the Fire Service Departments of the Nigerian Navy, Air Force, Guards Brigade and Julius Berger Nig. Plc. that responded with their fire engines.
Bello also commended the Federal Capital Territory Management Agency, the National Emergency Management Agency, security agencies and others who responded to contain the fire.
The minister assured that a thorough investigation would be conducted to ascertain the cause of the fire so as to prevent a recurrence in any other business establishment within the FCT.