Defence headquarters confirm fire outbreak


The Defence high command has confirmed ‘a minor’ fire incident occurred at the second floor of the Headquarters eddifice, Garki Abuja this afternoon.

Defence spokesman, Major General Jimmy Akpor who confirmed it noted that the cause of the fire outbreak is unknown at this moment.

“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.” He said.


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