The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) headquaters in Abuja has been engulfed by fire.
Reports say fire started at about 6:20 a.m. and the fire service officials arrived late. When they did arrive, they broke windows in the bid to gain access to some parts of the building.
At about 8am on Friday, smoke was seen billowing from the ground floor. The office is located at Olusegun Obasanjo Way, Wuse Zone 7, Abuja.
At the time of filing this report, the cause of the fire is not known but many suspect electrical fault.
The fire has been put under control.