On Thursday, August 11, in the federal capital territory (FCT), a fire completely destroyed the national assembly building.
According to reports, a number of documents and office supplies were destroyed by the fire that started in the new wing of the house of representatives’ second floor, room 227.
Agada Emmanuel, the national assembly’s director of information, revealed the development in a statement.
He said the fire was suspected to have been caused by an electrical fault, adding that the fire was immediately contained and did not extend beyond the affected office.
â€œThere was a fire incident this evening on the 2nd floor, Room 227, in the new wing of the house of representatives, suspected to have resulted from an electrical fault which was noticed by one of the staff to the clerk, house of representatives, who promptly alerted the Federal Fire Service Unit stationed in the national assembly complex.â€
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