Barely two week after the office of the Accountant General of the Federation was gutted by fire another fire has consumed another high profile office at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.
The Fire, it was learnt licked a section of the office complex of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja.
INEC Director of publicity and voters’ education Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, confirmed the incident to journalists, saying the fire only affected the office of the Director of ”election and party monitoring” in the building.
”Yes, there was a fire incident. Fortunately, we have a fire unit in the office. It was put out,” he said.
”Some equipment and correspondence were affected. But no sensitive material was affected.”
There have been cases of fire outbreaks at government offices lately.
On Wednesday, a part of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) headquarters in Abuja was gutted by fire.
And days ago, a section of the office of the accountant-general of the federation was razed by fire.