The fire is coming as the apex court prepares to resume sitting to hear the appeals of the cases filed by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the Labour Party (LP) over the last Presidential elections and the victory of President Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Both opposition parties had lost their cases at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal and had filed appeals at the apex court to unseat President Tinubu.
The fire that gutted a section of Supreme Court building at Three Arms Zone in Abuja affected some parts of the chamber of one of the justices of the supreme court.
The cause of the fire outbreak was yet to be ascertained at the time of filing the report.
Operatives of the Federal Fire Service have now put out the fire.
BRANDPOWER reports the three offices gutted include the chamber of Justice Mohammed Saulawa.
Dr Festus Akande, Director Press and InformationSupreme Court of Nigeria confirmed the fire.
“The fire has since been put out. There was no casualty,” he said