In a shocking incident, a devastating fire engulfed a section of the Supreme Court complex located in the heart of the Three-Arm-Zone in Abuja earlier this morning.
The incident unfolded at approximately 7 a.m., sending waves of panic rippling through the court staff who frantically sought safety.
The exact cause of this alarming fire remains shrouded in mystery as investigators scramble to ascertain the source. Preliminary reports indicate that the fire has wreaked havoc on the offices of three esteemed Justices, raising concerns about the potential loss of vital documents and files.
While the silver lining in this dark cloud is the absence of human casualties, however it still unclear whether sensitive documents and files were destroyed by the fire.
Details about the fire incident are, as of now, scarce and incomplete. Authorities have not yet released an official statement regarding the fire’s cause, and investigations are still underway.
Eyewitnesses on the scene report seeing thick plumes of smoke billowing from the affected wing of the complex, creating a scene of chaos and trepidation.
Emergency response teams, including firefighters and first responders, were quick to arrive at the scene, battling the blaze that threatened the historic institution. Their swift actions managed to contain the fire’s spread, preventing it from engulfing neighboring sections of the complex.
As the nation waits for more information to emerge from the Supreme Court authorities, questions loom about the potential impact of this fire on ongoing and pending cases, as well as the security of sensitive legal documents stored within the complex.