Portion of Federal Ministry of Finance Headquarters gutted by fire on Wednesday.
Written by News Room on February 23, 2022
A portion of the Federal Ministry of Finance Headquarters located at the Central Area of the Federal Capital Territory was gutted by fire on Wednesday.
The incident was said to have been caused by an explosion from one of the batteries in the room where the ministry’s inverter was installed.
About 16 batteries were said to have been affected.
Speaking with journalists on the premises of the ministry, the spokesperson of the Ministry, Olajide Oshundun, said smoke from the fire was first noticed by the staff of the ministry.
He said the fire was quickly put out even before the arrival of the Federal Fire Service.