The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) head office in Yaba, Lagos was on Wednesday cordoned off following a morning fire in the premises.
Although the cause of the fire remains unknown, WAEC management assures that sensitive documents are intact.
The NewsZenith crew, who visited the scene around 11.00 a.m. after the fire was put out, reports that entry into the building was restricted to visitors, except for express permission given to a few.
It was gathered that the fire started on the second floor, but details of its cause are yet unknown.
The council’s, Acting Head, Public Affairs, Mrs Moyosola Adesina, said in a statement that all important documents and records are intact and no life was lost.
She said that the fire occurred in the early hours and was promptly contained by a combined team of firefighters who responded to the distress call promptly.