Fire on Saturday night gutted part of Awka South Local Government Council Area headquarters in Awka.
The cause of the fire which was said to have started at about 9 pm could not be ascertained.
The state police command’s spokesperson, SP Haruna Mohammed who confirmed this to DAILY POST said only one office, belonging to a director in the office of the Head of service of the council was affected.
He said, “Following the distress call, Police patrol teams led by the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of operations DCP Abdulaziz Obansa rushed to the scene and alerted the fire service department who responded immediately and put off the fire.
“Meanwhile, cause of fire and value of property destroyed yet unknown. No life was lost, and no casualty was recorded.