BREAKING: Fire guts Army headquarters in Abuja

The Nigerian Army has reported a fire outbreak at its Headquarters complex in Abuja on Tuesday.

The Nigerian Army Director of Public Relations, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerimah, confirmed this in a statement.

He attributed the cause of the inferno to faulty electrical installations.

The statement read, “Electrical fault sparked a minor fire incident at the Army Headquarters Complex, Abuja, Tuesday morning.

“The incident which happened at about 10.15 am was as a result of minor electrical fault in one of the offices.‌

“The Army Headquarters complex is currently undergoing some renovation involving electrical rework.

“The Nigerian Army Fire Service Department has since put out the fire. No casualty was recorded during the incident and normalcy has since returned to the complex.”

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