A section of the secretariat of the Economic Community of West African States ECOWAS in Asokoro, located in Asokoro District of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja was on Tuesday night gutted by fire.

It was gathered that the inferno affected accommodating the Department of Finance and Account of the commission.

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.

Source: Vanguard



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