According to news reaching us,The building housing the headquarters of the Federal Ministry of Education in Abuja,On wednesday, caught fire from an unknown
According to an eye-witnesses, the fire was
first noticed on the ninth floor of the
building a few minutes past 2p.m.
Civil Servants and visitors that were in the
building when the fire started were seen
scampering for safety with some alleging
that implicating documents of the present
and past ministers, permanent secretaries
and directors might have been destroyed to
forestall probing by the in-coming
leadership of the president-elect, Gen
However, the rumours were laid to rest
when a staff of the ministry informed
reporters that the documents of the
ministry are on the second floor and not
the affected floors as being speculated and
as such, there was no foul play.
The burning building Fire fighters arrived at the scene on time and it was learnt that no one was hurt.