Nasarawa State Government has directed principals of secondary schools in the state to take precautionary measures to check avoidable fire outbreaks in their schools.
The state Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Hajiya Fatu Sabo gave the directive in Government Technical College Assakio, Obi Local Government Area of the state while on an on- the -spot assessment of damage caused by fire on a section of the girls hostel of the school.
Hajiya Fatu Sabo said the ministry would work closely with the state fire service to enhance prompt response to emergencies especially fire outbreaks.
The commissioner stated that interim measures have been put in place to provide alternative accommodation to the affected students.
No life was lost in the inferno.