The Nigerian Postal Service, NIPOST building was gutted by fire, the fire outbreak happened in the early hours of the morning, at the Abuja Headquarters, in Garki area.
According to an eyewitness, the inferno stayed in the early hours of the morning, at about 8:30am, on Wednesday, the 20th of May.
The fire was said to have started when a large number of workers at the agency who just resumed work, were in the office,
Men of the fire service of the FCT, have arrived at the scene to put off the fire, the fire affected the second floor of the building.
Some resident at the area and staff of the agency were said to have tried to quench the fire as they threw water and stone at the the building before the arrival of the firefighters.
A Twitter user identified as Prince Chigozie shared video of the burning NIPOST building ;
🖥🎥:::"-"::NIPOST headquarters in Abuja currently on Fire pic.twitter.com/mufbOKhD5J
— Prince Chigozie (@PrinceC93817127) May 20, 2020
According to media reports the fire is said to be happening, few days after the staff of the NIPOST agency resumed work.