The headquarters of the Economic Community of West Africa States, ECOWAS, in Abuja was gutted by fire. The fire allegedly originated from the Finance and Accounts Department in the secretariat.
The Abuja office which also serves as the Headquarters for Ecowas is located at 114 Yakubu Gowon Cres, Asokoro, Abuja.
Fire Guts ECOWAS Headquarters Abuja
At the time of this report, the original cause of this fire is yet to be known although firefighters came to the rescue early enough to salvage the situation.
We were not able to ascertain the extent of the damage caused by the fire.