By Ahmad Deedat Zakari
The Kano State Government has clarified the fake news on explosion. An explosion rocked Kano at the early hours of Tuesday, May 17, 2022.
It was earlier reported that it was a bomb blast on many social media platforms. However, the State Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, has dismissed the erroneous claim.
On the other hand, the Kano State’s Police Commissioner, Sama’ila Shuaibu Dikko, said it was a gas explosion.
“It was a gas explosion. There was a welder around the area and his gas cylinder exploded just very close to a private school… we have recovered four casualties, including the welder and a female. No child was affected,” Dikko told journalists after the incident.
While cautioning people to desist from sharing unsubstantiated stories, the Commissioner added that further investigations were underway.