It gathered that the inferno, which raged for about 50 minutes, started around 2.10pm. It took the spirited efforts from men of the fire service and airport workers to extinguish the fire.
A source said, “It was a mysterious fire outbreak.
When contacted the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Orlando Ikeokwu, said he had yet to be briefed about the incident.
However, FAAN said it had commenced investigation into the fire incident.
The General Manager, Corporate Affairs, FAAN, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, said the inferno, which affected some parts of the terminal building, started around 2pm but was curtailed by officers of the Aerodrome Rescue and Fire Fighting Services Department of the agency.
“The authority has commenced preliminary investigation into the cause of the incident. There was no casualty and normal operations have since resumed at the airport,” she said.