The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) headquarters in Abuja, the federal capital territory has been razed by fire in the early hours of Sunday.
The Service which disclosed this in a statement on its official Twitter handle said the fire affected some of the offices in the headquarters.
The fire, whose cause is still being investigated, has been put out by firefighters.
“A fire incident occurred in our Service Headquarters this Morning. It affected some of our Offices.
“The fire has been put out by our Federal Fire Station&support from other agencies around the Airport.
“The cause of the fire is being investigated. We assure the public that the incident will not in any way affect the discharge of our services,” NIS tweeted.
— Nigeria Immigration Service (@nigimmigration) January 10, 2021