Normalcy has returned to the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) headquarters, after a minor fire incident which occurred on the sixth floor of the organization’s corporate head office early Wednesday.
The NPA had said in a statement that a fire incident suspected to have been triggered by an electrical surge affected three offices on the 6th floor of the Broad Street wing of its Headquarters in Marina Lagos,
It added that, operatives of the NPA Fire Service Department immediately mobilized to the scene and promptly contained the fire’
“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 2 desk tops, tables, chairs and other furniture were lost. Two other adjoining offices were affected by smoke and soot”, the statement added.
While appreciating the prompt response and professionalism of the NPA Fire service and security departments, it also assured “all stakeholders and the general public that no sensitive documents were lost and normalcy has been restored and that our operations have not been disrupted in anyway”.
Our correspondent who visited the NPA headquarters in the afternoon of yesterday confirmed that, normalcy had retuned as visitors who had been barred from the premises in the morning were being allowed access.
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