Another Government establishment, the Media Center of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Abuja has been gutted by fire, this is coming days after the Corporate Affairs Commission headquarters in Maitama, Abuja, went up in flames.
A Twitter user identified as Wale Makaveli shared a post concerning the incident, as he expresses his disappointment towards the issues happening in the country.
According to media reports the fire affected the office of the INEC’s Director of Voter Registry, Emmanuel Akem.
And responding to the fire incident, INEC had this to say;
“The fire started at about 10:30am and was quickly put out by a combined team of firefighters from the Federal Fire Service and the FCT Fire Service; assisted by officials of the National Emergency Management Agency.
Apart from office equipment and the personal effects of the Voter Registry Director which were lost to the fire incident, the operational capacity of the commission has not in any way been affected.”
As at the time of this report, the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertain, as investigation are still ongoing and results will be made public in due time.
The incidents of inferno in government establishment is calling for concern, following the recent reports of fire incidents in Abuja.
Just few days ago, the headquarters of the Corporate Affairs Commission located in Maitama, Abuja, was gutted by fire.
The fire is said to have engulfed the last floor of the seven storey building, destroying valuables and other items.
Although no casualties, the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained, as firefighters arrived at the scene to put out the inferno