The Kano State government has issued a statement on an explosion that occurred in Sabon Gari area of the state on Tuesday morning.
The statement made available to POLITICS NIGERIA signed by the state’s commissioner of Information, Muhammad Garba, the incident did not occur in a school as widely reported.
It happened at an animal feed store opposite the school along Aba Road, Sabon Gari area of Fagge local government.
He said while the cause of the explosion and the damage it had done is yet to be officially ascertained, investigation has since commenced to determine the cause, impact and measures to be taken.
Malam Garba called on the people in the state particularly those living in the area where the incident occured to remain calm while government in collaboration with relevant agencies are working on the matter.
The commissioner assured that government would keep the public abreast on any development and warned people to desist from spreading unsubstantiated news.