Fire guts ECOWAS secretariat in Abuja
A section of the secretariat of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Asokoro, Abuja, was on Tuesday night gutted by fire.
It was gathered that the inferno affected one of the floors housing the Finance and Accounts department in the secretariat.
Although the cause of the fire was not immediately known, it was gathered that fire fighters from the Federal Fire Service were immediately dispatched to the scene and were able to prevent it from spreading to other floors.
Spokesman of the Service, Ugo Huan, did not immediately respond to media enquiries to ascertain the extent of damage.