A cross-section of the Supreme Court complex in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) is currently rocked by fire. reportedly on fire.
As of the time of this report, the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.
The offices of three Justices have allegedly been burnt down.
The incident was confirmed to our correspondent by the Director of Press and Information of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Dr. Festus Akande.
“The fire has since been put out. There was no casualty,” Akande said.
Meanwhile, Africahousingnews also learned that the Federal Fire Service operatives have put out the fire, and everything has returned to normal.
The report also revealed that the fire forced some occupants of the building to scamper for safety.
The fire incident is just the latest of many that have affected government offices in Abuja.
In May 2023, fire gutted some parts of the Nigerian Air Force Base located along Airport Road in the FCT.
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In February 2022, there was a fire incident at the Ministry of Finance building in Abuja.
In May 2020, a fire burnt a part of the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) building in the FCT.
A month before that incident, a building housing the office of the accountant-general of the Federation (AGF) was gutted by fire.
In 2018, the Federal Fire Service (FFS) said Nigeria lost about N5 trillion to fire incidents in four years.