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Many trapped as fire guts Lagos WAEC office

There was tension in the early hours of Wednesday as fire gutted the West Africa Examinations Council building in Yaba area of Lagos State.

Many people were feared trapped in the building as the fire rages.

The Point learnt that the inferno was caused by a power surge in one of the offices, which immediately went wild.

Smoke was earlier seen oozing at the top of the high-rise building as the fire was burning within its office rooms.

The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained. However, emergency responders were seen at the scene and the fire was being put off.

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