Fire guts Nigerian ports authority building in Lagos - FIRST AWARENESS


Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Fire guts Nigerian ports authority building in Lagos

 Fire guts Nigerian ports authority building in Lagos


By Our Correspondent

Three offices on the sixth floor of the Broad Street wing at the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Headquarters in Lagos were on Wednesday, gutted by fire.
This was made known in a statement made available to our Correspondent  by agency’s General Manager Corporate and Strategic Communication, Olaseni Alakija.

The fire which was said to be minor burnt two desktop tables and other furniture on the sixth floor.

However, the Fire Service Department ensured that the inferno was put under control.

“In line with safety protocols, the affected floor has since been cordoned off and investigations are ongoing to ascertain the actual cause of the fire.

“The fire affected one office where two desktops, tables, chairs and other furniture were lost. Two other adjoining offices were affected by smoke and soot.

“The Management  appreciates the prompt response and professionalism of the  Fire fighter and security departments and wishes to assure all stakeholders and the general public that no sensitive documents were lost.

"Meanwhile, normalcy has been restored and that our operations have not been disrupted in any way”, the statement reads.

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