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Fire guts Army headquarters in Abuja

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Fire guts Army headquarters in Abuja

Maureen Okpe

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

The incident is attributed to faulty electrical installations.

According to a statement by the Director Army Public Relations Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima: “Electrical fault sparked a minor fire incident at the Army Headquarters Complex, Abuja, Tuesday morning.

“The incident which happened at about 10.15am 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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