NPA Cordons Off Office Areas Affected By Fire Incident In Lagos

Fire guts NPA headquarters in Lagos

Yemisi Izuora

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Wednesday, cordoned off portions of its Lagos office that were majorly affected by a fire incident at a wing of its headquarters in Lagos.

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

“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 desk tops, tables, chairs and other furniture were lost. Two other adjoining offices were affected by smoke and soot,” he said.

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

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

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