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Fire guts NYSC Headquarters

Fire has gutted the Directorate Headquarters of the National Youth Service Corps in Abuja.

In a confirmatory statement, the Director, Press snd Public Relations, Eddy Megwa says the fire has been put out by the FCT and Federal Fire Service Departments.

The statement notes that the fire started  at about 7:30am on Friday but was limited to the 3rd floor of the six-story building edifice, occupied by Planning Research and Statistics as well as General Service Department.

According to the statement, the fire affected only a particular room with electronic gadgets as no life was lost and all vital documents were promptly evacuated and safeguarded

It appreciates the Federal and FCT Fire Service Departments for their prompt response which minimized the effect of the fire.

The statement also appreciates all security agencies for the invaluable roles they played during the unfortunate incident.

Writing by Sandra Udeike; Editing by Oluwaseyi Ajibade/Annabel Nwachukwu