BREAKING: Fire outbreak at Nigerian Postal Service headquarters in Abuja

The NIPOST building on fire

An early morning fire broke out the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) headquarters office in Abuja, and the cause could not be immediately ascertained.

However, the Federal Capital territory Fire Service personnel were, on hand to contain the fire, which attracted a large crowd at the busy Garki 2 in Abuja.

At the scene of the fire incident Wednesday morning, May 20, 2020

No official could ascertain the possible cause of the fire, but it was gathered the fire started at about 8:40 a.m.

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Information had it that was an eyewitness, who drew the attention of the security officers guarding the building to the fire outbreak when he saw smoke coming from the back of the building.