A popular night club Roky Fella located in Abakaliki capital of Ebonyi state was on Wednesday morning gutted by fire.
According to the Nation, properties and goods worth millions were destroyed before the fire was put off.
The club is located along Udoji Street, Kpirikpiri Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State Capital directly opposite the Pa Oruta Ngele Township stadium.
Items such as refrigerators, television sets, air conditioners, other electronics gadgets, musical equipment, chairs, tables, assorted drinks and other goods at the club were destroyed.
The fire incident which was said to have started at about 5:30am, lasted for over one hours before the intervention of the Ebonyi State Fire Service.
An eyewitness,Uche Ogbodo, attributed the fire outbreak to power surge, adding that staff of the club house who were asleep came out unhurt.
“To the best of my knowledge, the incident could be as a result of power surge because the club had closed early this morning at about 4:30am and the outbreak started around 5:30am.
The manager of the club, Chidi Chukwuemeka, said staff called around 6am on the incident, saying the entire facility had been razed when he rushed down.
The Chief Fire Officer, Ebonyi State, Mr. Raphael Ibiam explained that they got a distress call around 6:30 am and on arriving the scene, lot of damage has been caused by the fire.