Fire guts Corporate Affairs Commission headquarters in Abuja
- There was a fire outbreak at the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) headquarters in Abuja
- The incident affected the last floor of the seven-story building, destroying valuables
- The firefighters have arrived at the scene to put out the inferno
A report by Sahara Reporters indicates that the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) headquarters in Maitama, Abuja, has been gutted by fire.
Legit.ng gathered that the last floor of the seven-story building was engulfed in flames destroying valuables and other items on the premises.
The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained as at the time of filing this report. However, firefighters have arrived at the building to put out the fire.
This incident is coming almost a week after the office of the Accountant General of the Federation (AGF) was on fire. It was gathered that the Federal Fire Service (FFS) successfully extinguished the fire.
The FFS's public relation’s office in a post on its official Facebook page showed the building and its officials as well as their fire fighting trucks in pictures.
The cause of the fire was not immediately known even as workers are currently at home observing the lockdown directive.
It was gathered that the fire started from around the third floor, razing the building upwards including the accountant-general office and most of the important offices.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the mammy market located at the Mogadishu cantonment popularly known as Abacha barracks in Abuja was on Wednesday morning, February 12, gutted by fire.
Officials of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) fire service along with their counterparts in the Nigerian Navy and the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) worked together to put the fire out.
Though details of how the fire started were not immediately known, security personnel comprising of the Nigerian army police, Navy, and Air police were deployed to the scene to maintain law and order.
In a related development, the popular Jabi motor park in the Federal Capital Territory experienced a fire outbreak on Friday, February 21, which left many shops destroyed.
Operatives of the FCT's fire service arrived the scene of the fire outbreak working hard to put out the inferno. The cause of the inferno which reportedly started around 10 am was not known.
Many shops were reportedly destroyed as the fire spread to shops where there are car batteries and gas.
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