A fire engulfed the High Commission of Canada building in Abuja, Nigeria, on Monday. The incident occurred at 13010G, Palm Close, Diplomatic Drive, Central Business District, a few minutes before noon.
According to newsmen, the cause of the fire is currently unknown.
Images circulating online show smoke billowing from the premises, leading to the evacuation of staff members and vehicles from the building.
The High Commission of Canada is a vital institution responsible for providing visa and immigration services to individuals wishing to travel to Canada.
It also assists Canadians in Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea, and Sao Tome and Principe. Authorities are currently investigating the cause of the fire.