At about 8:30 this morning , the Mamman Kontagora House along Marina in Lagos was engulfed by fire .
Report reaching us says that the fire has spread to the 2nd floor of the 16 storey building.
The Lagos State Fire Service after a long battle to quell the situation, currently have been able to put the fire under control.
The fire spread and allegedly gutted 7 floors of the building, eyewitness reports that even the ATM's in the building were affected.
Although the cause of the fire is as yet unknown, Eyewitness in Broad street suspect foul play, a source who doesn’t want his name in print who spoke to newswirengr.com said “It is strange that the fire affects the Mortgage building”.
He doubts that it was a coincidence that the fire burnt almost all the official documents in the bank.
With the election of Muhammadu Buhari, most Ministries and Federal agencies being governed by the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for 16 years are now writing down their hand over notes..
FMBN is also expected to submit a handover of all their activities to the incoming government of Buhari, it is hoped that the fire outbreak is not an attempt for a cover up.