A fire broke out on the second floor of the Defence Headquarters in Abuja, on Monday.

IBrandTv gathered that personnel of the Federal Fire Service was battling the fire.


The Director, Defence Information, Major General Jimmy Akpor confirmed the incident in a statement on Monday.

He said, “A minor fire incident occurred on the second floor of the Defence Headquarters, Garki Abuja this afternoon 12 December 2022. The cause of the fire outbreak is unknown at this moment.

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“However, the incident has been brought under control with the combined effort of the military and Federal Fire Service personnel and resources. All personnel and Civilian staff were also evacuated without injury or loss of life.

“Accordingly, normalcy has returned. Investigation to determine the cause of the fire incident commenced immediately.

“We thank the Federal Fire Service and the entire public for the continued support and goodwill to the Armed Forces of Nigeria.”

The cause of the fire is unknown as of press time.


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