Fire razes Anglican Archbishop Fearon’s Kaduna residence




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Fire has razed the Kaduna country home of the Secretary- of the Anglican Communion Worldwide, Archbishop Idowu-Fearon.

The Anglican Communion Worldwide is based in London.

Idowu-Fearon is also the of the Kaduna Commission.

correspondent could immediately ascertain when the incident occurred, was told the four-bedroom duplex which also housed the Centre for Christianity and Islamic Study were razed.

Property estimated in millions of naira were destroyed.

An eye witness said the inferno was caused by a worker of one of the neighbours of the cleric engaged in bush burning.

“The (name withheld) was warned to carry the bush burning but all the warning fell deaf ears until the unexpected happened,” the eyewitness said.

Another eye witness, Hadiza Haruna, is the Bishop’s home help said all efforts by the fire servicemen came with about five trucks to put the fire, yielded no results.

correspondent, who visited the scene, saw sympathisers viewing what was left of the razed duplex.

Archbishop Fearon, who resides in London, expressed shock and disappointment over the incident.

When contacted the telephone to react the matter, he said, “Your love & concern are appreciated. the Lord bless you. You know these uneducated people around us. What does one do than to just warn and leave them to God?

“My library had between 6500- 7000 volumes with almost half on Islamic books and a good of print.

“God saved the ground floor as a piece of evidence God approves of Centre bringing & Christian leaders to study & share faith with one another. We give all the glory to God,” he said.

(Punch)