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Fire incident reported at Army Headquarters

Maj-Gen. I Attahiru, Chief of Army Staff

By Sumaila Ogbaje

Abuja, March 2, 2021

The Nigerian Army has reported a minor fire incident resulting from electric sparks on Tuesday morning at their headquarters complex in Abuja.

The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Yerima, in a statement said the incident which happened at about 10.15a.m. was as a result of minor electrical fault in one of the offices.

Yerima said the complex was currently undergoing some renovation involving electrical rework.

According to him, 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,” he said.

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