Nigeria: fire outbreak gut church headquarters

A massive fire broke out at the headquarters of Christ Embassy Church in Lagos, Nigeria, causing significant damage to the building. The fire, which started in the early hours of the morning, quickly spread through the structure, prompting a swift response from the Lagos State Fire Service.

According to Margret Adeseye, the director of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, the cause of the fire is still under investigation. However, she confirmed that no casualties were reported, and the fire was eventually brought under control by the combined efforts of firefighters.

The Christ Embassy Church, founded by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, is a prominent religious organization with a large following in Nigeria and across the world. The headquarters, located in Lagos, serves as the main administrative and spiritual center for the church.

The fire outbreak has raised concerns about the safety measures in place at the church premises. Authorities have assured that a thorough investigation will be conducted to determine the exact cause of the fire and ensure that necessary precautions are taken to prevent similar incidents in the future

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