Breaking: Minister escapes death as fire guts residence

Information has emerged that the private residence of the Minister of State, FCT, Dr Mariya Mahmoud, has been completely razed down by fire.

Blueprint gathered that the fire incident occurred on Sunday afternoon and nothing was salvaged from the No. 9, Justice Roseline Ukeji Close, Asokoro, as emergency response was slow to arrive.

No official statement has been released on the incident, however, the media aide to the Minister, Mr. Austine Elemue, has confirmed the incident to journalists, stating that the cause of the fire outbreak was being investigated.

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