In the early morning of today, a fire outbreak has been reported at the West African Examination Council (WAEC) Yaba, National Office, Lagos.
The report has it on a Lagos radio station Bond FM that firefighters from the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH) have reached the scene of the incident to put out the fire at the time this report was submitted
Eyewitness accounts revealed that a staff of the Council believed to have been trapped in between some floors was sighted trying to jump through the window of the 12-floor magnificent building to escape being suffocated.
According to reports, many people are still trapped in the building as the fire rages.
As of 7.15 am, the cause of the fire, which started at 6.50 am, had not been determined. The high-rise building’s center had caught fire, and those trapped inside could be heard urgently pleading for assistance.
At the time of filing this report, none of the Council officials could be contacted for comment.
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