Fire gutted the Nigerian Army Headquarters complex in Abuja which resulted in the destruction of some properties.

According to reports, the fire started around 10:30am at the second floor which happens to be the houses of the Office of the Chief of Army Staff.

In a brief statement, the Director Army Public Relations Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima affirmed the incident. He said:


“Electrical fault sparked a minor fire incident at the Army Headquarters Complex, Abuja, Tuesday morning,”

“The incident which happened at about 10.15 am was as a result of minor electrical fault in one of the offices.

“The Army Headquarters complex is currently undergoing some renovation involving electrical rework.

“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.”