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The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, disclosed that nine bodies have been recovered from the gas explosion that hit a primary school building in Sabon Gari area of Kano State.

NEMA’s spokesperson, Manzo Ezekiel, revealedd in a statement that the Director-General, NEMA, Mustapha Ahmed, was at the site of the incident and coordinated rescue operations.

The statement reads:

Nine dead bodies have been recovered so far from the rubbles of a collapsed building beside a primary school…

…following explosions from gas cylinder at Aba Road in Sabon Gari area of Kano.

Director-General, National Emergency Management Agency, Mustapha Habib Ahmed, was at the site of the incident and coordinated the rescue operations.

He mobilised excavators being used for the rescue operations.

And said the team will ensure complete removal of the rubbles to retrieve all trapped persons.

Furthermore, the DG instructed the NEMA rescue team to remain at the site until conclusion of the rescue.

And to work together with security agencies and other response organisations present at the location.

Kano explosion.