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Fire Guts Section Of Defence Headquarters In Abuja

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 A section of the Defence Headquarters, Garki, Abuja, was on Monday, December 12, gutted by fire.

A statement by the Director of Defence Information, Major General Jimmy Akpor, said the fire affected only the second floor of the building.

The statement read: “A minor fire incident occurred at 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.

“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 has commenced immediately.

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

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