A family of four have died in an inferno that engulfed their residence at the Quararafa Quarters area of Makurdi, Benue State, in the early hours of Monday. .
The fire incident that started at around 2 am, entrapped the family of Mr Seker Akaa, an acting Permanent Secretary in the Benue State Ministry of Science and Technology. .
Akaa was said to have been burnt to death along with his pregnant wife and two children by the time the fire service was able to finally pit out the fire around 5:30 am. .
The fire started from the living room, but that when the occupants of the house woke up, they could not find their way out due to heavy locks on the exit doors.