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Nigerian Presidential Palace in Abuja gutted by fire

Former President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors and Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari “Garba Shehu ” has voiced out on the fire outbreak that guts in the presidential villa of Nigeria in Abuja, indicating its cause to be from an electrical spark.

According to him, this unfortunate incident which happened on Thursday was identified at a store, adjacent to the State House Chapel in the Villa.

“THE INCIDENT, LINKED TO AN ELECTRICAL SPARK, WAS IMMEDIATELY BROUGHT UNDER CONTROL BY ALERT STAFF USING AVAILABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS WELL AHEAD OF THE ARRIVAL OF THE FEDERAL FIRE SERVICE TRUCKS STATIONED JUST OUTSIDE THE PREMISES.

“LUCKILY, NO INJURY OR SERIOUS DAMAGE WAS RECORDED.”

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