A section of the Supreme Court complex located at the Three-Arm-Zone area of Abuja, was engulfed by fire yesterday.
It was gathered that the fire started around 7am and caused panic among staff members of the court who ran away from their various offices for safety
Though no human casualty was recorded, however, it was not clear whether sensitive documents and files were destroyed by the early morning fire.
The director of press and information of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Dr Festus Akande, confirmed the fire incident.
“The fire has since been put out. There was no casualty,” Akande said.
The fire reportedly broke out due to an electric spark.