Nigeria’s Presidency Clears The Air On Fire Incident In Aso Rock

Earlier on Sunday, there were fears that a fire outbreak may have damaged properties and injured people at the seat of the Nigerian government, Aso Rock Villa, Abuja, the nation’s Federal Capital Territory. The Presidency has come out to explain what happened and said the fire outbreak didn’t affect any structure at Aso Villa.

Senior Special Assistant to the Nigerian President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu cleared the air in a statement on Sunday.

Shehu said the Presidency has been inundated with calls from people in the country and abroad as they expressed concerns over reports of a fire incidentI Aso Rock.

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He said there was no fire inside the Presidential Villa.

In his explanation, Shehu said “in the evening of Saturday, March 6, a fire broke out burning shrubs between the outer wire fence and walls surrounding the Villa, precisely in the area between the Villa and the Barracks, towards Asokoro,”

He added that the fire might have started from a passerby dropping a burning cigarette and revealed that the Federal Fire Service will ascertain the reason for it when they complete their investigation.

He said there was no loss of life not damage to properties in the incident, as feared by many in the country.

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