The Ministry of Finance building in Abuja’s Central Area was gutted by fire Tuesday morning, February 22.
The exact section where the fire started is not known yet. Officers from the Fire Service are the scene.
The incident occured barely two weeks after a similar one at the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN)
The inferno reportedly started from office of the Special Adviser to FMBN MD, Ahmed Dangiwa, and spread to the boardroom.
There have been multiple fire outbreaks at federal agencies in Abuja in the last three years.
In October 2019, fire gutted the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) headquarters.