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A SECTION of the chamber of Katsina House of Assembly was yesterday gutted by fire.

  The inferno that started at noon continued into the evening to block members of the legislature from holding their plenary session. No human causality was recorded.

  Speaking shortly after arriving at the scene, Deputy Chief Whip of the House, Salisu Rimaye said the cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained.

  According to him, a team of electricians had begun processes to unravel its cause.

  Ramiye also said that fire extinguishers stored in the premises were initially used to curtail the fire before men of Katsina Fire Service joined in putting it out. The state governor, Aminu Masari has also visited the scene to assess the damages.

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