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Fire has broken out at the Nigeria’s presidential villa, Abuja, but was reportedly said, its minor.

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, described the fire incident as. minor noting that there was nothing to be worried about.

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He explained that the incident was as a result of electrical spark which was quenched immediately.

Shehu stressed that a store close to the State Hiuse Chapel gutted fire on Thursday afternoon.

He said: “The incident, linked to an electrical spark, was immediately brought under control by alert staff using available fire extinguishers well ahead of the arrival of the Federal Fire Service trucks stationed just outside the premises.”

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“Luckily, no injury or serious damage was recorded,” the presidential spokesman added.


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