Report On Fire Outbreak Sensationalised —Atiku Group


The Atiku Campaign Organisation  said that reports on the fire incident at its  National Headquarters were “blown out of propotion”.

The  Director-General of the Organisation, Mr Chris Mammah, stated this in Abuja  while showing the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent the areas affected by  the fire.

According to Mammah, the incident is not as serious as being reported, but a minor  outbreak that affect a section of the compex.

“It was just a minor incident; it did not affect the whole building as being  portrayed; just a part of the first floor and I reacted accordingly through a  statement,” Mammah said.

NAN correspondent, who made an on the spot assessment reports that the fire outbreak  which appeared to have been ignited by electrical fault burnt only a section of the  wall in one of the offices on the first floor.

The extent of damage could not be ascertained because everything in office had been  removed.

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As at the time of this report, work was going on as masons, electricians and  painters were busy at work.

The Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation had on Nov. 16  reported a fire incident at  its campaign headquarters in Abuja.

A statement by the organisation said the cause of the fire was yet to be known as  they were still waiting for the Fire Service to turn in a report on the incident.

According to the statement, ‘there were no lives lost and no injury was recorded in  the incident’.

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