Fire guts federal ministry of works building in Lagos

The Federal Ministry of Works building in Lagos is currently on fire.

It is not clear whether there are casualties.

The south-west spokesperson for the National emergency Management Agency, Ibrahim Farinloye, in a telephone interview with PREMIUM TIMES confirmed the incident.

He said efforts are on to extinguish the fire.

“Men of the federal and state fire service are currently on the scene but we don’t know the cause of the fire. We would ascertain that once we are able of extinguish the fire and begin investigation” he told our reporter over the phone.

The multi-storey building is located behind the popular Tafawa Balewa square in Lagos Island.

More details coming…

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