A file picture of President Muhammadu Buhari.
At the least 14 individuals have been killed by hearth at an Internally Displaced Individuals (IDP) camp in Borno State.
The incident, which occurred on Thursday night in Ngala Native Authorities Space of the state, additionally left many others injured.
Nonetheless, the circumstances that led to the inferno have but to be ascertained.
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The Senior Particular Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, confirmed the casualty determine in a press release.
“President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday evening described as ‘extremely horrifying’, the news of the death of 14 persons and injury to many from a fire incident at an IDP camp in Ngala, Borno State,” the assertion mentioned.
The President who mourned the victims ordered the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Catastrophe Administration, and Social Growth to research the incident.
He additionally requested the ministry to report the circumstances that led to the incident and advise on how a future incidence could be averted.
President Buhari directed that urgently wanted help be instantly given to the victims and prayed to Allah for the repose of the souls of these whose lives have been misplaced.
He additionally wished the injured individuals fast restoration.