Muhammad Isa Ahmad with additional reports from Fatima Jibril sulaiman and Basira Usman, Kano
Students of Fudiyyah School Rijiyar Lemu in Kano has on Tuesday resume studies after fire incident on Monday that gutted classes and offices of the school.
The school, under the stable of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria under the leadership of Sheikh Zakzaky in Kano was razed by fire in the early hours of Monday (20/10/2014), in which some classes, staff room and store were burnt down.
While the fire razed structures in the school, fire fighters from the state fire service, youths from the neighbourhood and parents came to the rescue and put out the fire.
The school headmaster, Malam Auwalu said, all equipments in the building were lost in the fire incident, which he said could not be quantified in monetary terms at the time.
Malam kabiru Yunusa Fagge of the Local Government Education Department confirmed the incident and called for tight security measure in the school to avoid future occurrence.
Management of the school expressed gratitude to all those who assisted in putting out the fire, and commended the cordial relationship between the school management and the community.
The cause of the fire incident was yet to be identified.