A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kebbi state, Farouk Umar, and his wife, have lost their lives in a fire outbreak that occurred in their home on Sunday, March 31st, in Birnin Kebbi.

Umar and his wife who was the executive secretary primary school pension Board were burnt to death in the inferno that started very late at night. The couple have been laid to rest, according to Islamic rites.