On Monday morning, a fire broke out in a section of the Supreme Court in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Thankfully, there were no reported casualties. The cause of the fire was unknown at the time of reporting, but firefighters from the Federal Fire Service were on the scene.
Section of the Supreme Court building on fire
Reports indicate that offices belonging to three Justices were damaged in the fire. The incident forced some individuals inside the building to quickly seek safety.This fire at the Supreme Court is the latest in a series of similar incidents affecting government offices in Abuja.
In May 2023, a fire damaged parts of the Nigerian Air Force Base along Airport Road in the FCT. February 2022, there was a fire incident at the Ministry of Finance building in Abuja.
May 2020, a fire affected a portion of the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) building in the FCT, and a month before that, a fire had also gutted the office of the accountant-general of the Federation (AGF).