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Fire guts Defence Headquarters

The Defence Headquarters says there is a minor fire incident at the second floor of the Defence Headquarters, Garki Abuja today December 12, 2022.

Director Defence Information, Major General Jimmy Akpor who made the announcement in a statement said, “the cause of the fire outbreak is unknown at this moment”.

General Akpor noted that 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”, he explained.

Accordingly, normalcy has returned.

Investigation to determine the cause of the fire incident has commenced immediately.

Reporting by Chukwuma Agbanusi; Editing by Muzha Kucha