The FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has today assured residents of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja that there was no likelihood of earthquake within the territory and the country.

That the earth shaking in Mpappe and its parts of Maitama on Thursday was only a tremor; and called on residents to stay safe.

Below is the press statement;

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki updated on his twitter handle,

“At this time, it is important that @NEMANigeria, FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and all emergency services be on high alert to prevent the loss of lives and property”.

Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar also tweeted;

“I wish to encourage inhabitants of Abuja not to panic following reported cases of tremor experienced in some parts of the city. It will be reassuring to citizens for the relevant authorities to investigate the situation.”

Pray for Abuja!