A fire incident occurred on the second floor of the Defence Headquarters, Garki, Abuja on Monday afternoon.
A statement by the Director, Defence Information, Major-General Jimmy Akpor, obtained by POLITICS NIGERIA, confirmed the development.
“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,” a statement by the Defence Headquarters reads.
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