There was an incidence of fire outbreak at the clinic section of Kuje prison in Abuja on Friday.
According to TheCable,this incidence was disclosed by senior officer of the Nigeria prison service, who confirmed no life was lost.
The fire was swiftly put out almost as soon as it broke out.
Humphrey Chukwuedo, spokesman of the service, also confirmed the incident to TheCable.
He said the outbreak happened at 4:30pm, and that an investigation would be launched to unravel the cause of it.
“It is not so much of an issue. It has been brought under control. The fire started at 4:30pm in the clinic of the prison,” he said.
“No inmate or staff was injured and an investigation will launched to know the cause of it.”
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