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Fire outbreak hits Nigerian Defence Headquarters

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The Nigerian Defence Headquarters, Garki, Abuja, was on Monday, December 12, gutted by fire.

Though, the outbreak according to a reliable is not of high magnitude.

The Director of Defence Information, Major General Jimmy Akpor, confirmed the incident, noting that only the second floor of the building was razed the inferno.

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

“The cause of the fire outbreak is unknown at this moment.

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“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.

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

“We 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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