Many people have been reportedly injured as fire ravages the West African Examination Council in Yaba in the early hours of Wednesday, October 26, 2022.
According to the report monitored on Lagos radio station Bond FM, firefighters from the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH) have arrived at the scene of the incident to extinguish the fire as of the time of filing this report.
Eyewitness accounts: An eyewitness said a staff of the Council believed to have been trapped in between some floors was observed attempting to jump through the window of the 12-floor magnificent building to escape being suffocated.
WAEC reaction on Twitter below;
The Management of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), wishes to inform the general public that there was an early morning fire incident at the WAEC National Office, Yaba, Lagos. It was swiftly contained by a combined team of fire fighters.— WAEC NIGERIA (@waecnigeria) October 26, 2022