A section of the State House Chapel in the Presidential Villa was Thursday afternoon gutted by fire.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu described the incident as minor and attributed it to an electrical spark.
The presidential aide said the incident was recorded at a store near the State House Chapel in the Presidential Villa.
He said: “The incident, linked to an electrical spark, was immediately brought under control by alert staff using available fire extinguishers well ahead of the arrival of the Federal Fire Service trucks stationed just outside the premises.”
“Luckily, no injury or serious damage was recorded,” the presidential spokesman added