Breaking: Fire incident at Nigeria’s Defence headquarters

A minor fire incident occurred at the second floor of the Defence Headquarters, Garki Abuja this afternoon 12 December 2022. 

In a statement received by SMARTS NEWS from the defence headquarters signed by the Director Defence Information, Major General Jimmy Akpor said, the cause of the fire outbreak was unknown as at the moment. 

He however noted that 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. 

Accordingly, normalcy has returned. Investigation to determine the cause of the fire incident has commenced immediately.

Maj. Gen. Jimmy added that the defence headquarters thank the Federal Fire Service and the entire public for the continued support and goodwill to the Armed Forces of Nigeria.

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