Contrary to reports, the Kano State government has explained that the explosion that hits the Sabon Gari area of the city did not occur in a school.
The state commissioner for information, Muhammad Garba said the blast 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 is yet to be ascertained, officials of the state are assessing the cause and impact of the blast.
READ ALSO: Many feared dead in explosion in Kano
Mr Garba called on the people in the state, particularly those living in the area where the incident occurred to remain calm while the government, in collaboration with relevant agencies, continue to investigate the cause of the blast.
The commissioner said the government would keep the public abreast of any development and warned people to desist from spreading unsubstantiated news.
Support PREMIUM TIMES' journalism of integrity and credibility
Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.
For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.
By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.
TEXT AD: Call Willie - +2348098788999