The Head of Abuja Operation Office of the National emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ishaya Chonoko has confirmed a fire incident that occurred this morning around 11am, gutting an office in the Annex Building of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) headquarters in Abuja.
A statement by Yushau Shuaib ,NEMA’s head of public relations said the timely response of rescue officers especially firefighters from the Federal and FCT Fire Service served the situation from affecting other buildings within the premises.
Shuaib said ,so far only an (one) office (Office of the Director of Registry) was affected. There was no record of casualty because of the swift response to the distress call. The INEC Office is behind the Office of the National Emergency Management Agency in Maitama Abuja.