Nigeria: Fire Guts World Trade Centre In Abuja

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A fire outbreak on Monday gutted part of the high rise building of the World Trade Centre, located in the Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria.

Mr. Ibukun Adeogun, General Manager, Operations, at the center confirmed the outbreak in an interview with Newsmen in Abuja.

According to him, the fire-outbreak, which he described as ‘minor’ has already been put out, adding that there was no cause for alarm, as there were no significant damages recorded.

Also speaking, Emmanuel Etuk, the Extra Low Voltage, Operations Manager, said it was the first time such incident would be recorded at the Centre, adding that everyone was calm at the moment as the fire had been put out.

Giving an eyewitness account on the outbreak, Oladiji Moshood, said that just as he was about alighting from a vehicle at the center, early in the morning, he saw people running around in panic as they saw smoke emitting from the roof top.

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