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Fire Guts Offices At NPA Headquarters

There has been a fire outbreak at the A wing of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) headquarters in Lagos.

The incident was reportedly occurred on Wednesday afternoon.

Mr Olaseni Alakija, General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communications confirmed this in a statement in Lagos.

He disclosed that the fire incident suspected to have been triggered by an electrical surge affected three offices on the 6th floor of the Broad Street wing of NPA headquarters.

Alakija said, “Operatives of the NPA Fire Service Department immediately mobilised 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 two desktops, tables, chairs and other furniture were lost. Two other adjoining offices were affected by smoke and soot.”

Alakija said the management of NPA appreciate the prompt response and professionalism of the firemen and personnel of the NPA security department.

He noted that no sensitive documents were lost and normalcy has been restored, while operations continue without any disruption.

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