Daily Trust (Abuja)

27 December 2012

Nigeria: Fire Guts Part of Obj's Office

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The former president's home on fire.

Abeokuta — A fire, caused by an electrical fault, torched a section of former president Olusegun Obasanjo's office within his mansion in Abeokuta, Ogun state on Thursday evening.

The fire, which started a few minutes after 5pm has however been put out following efforts by men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps.

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