By Kenneth Atavti
Following the outbreak of fire on Monday evening at the Wuse 2, Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, the Data Centre and the office of the Combined Inter Agency Task Force which were housed by the affected two Storey Costa Hall have been relocated to the Commission’s Jabi new Headquarters.
The value of the damaged items, mostly ICT consumables, is in a few millions. However, a detailed analysis is being awaited.
It would be recalled that men of the Federal Fire Service, FFS, Wuse Zonal office on, Monday, November 19, successfully subdued the inferno that almost razed down the building.
According to a statement by the acting head media and publicity of the commission, Mr. Tony Orilade, the fire fighters led by the Sector Commander, Melone Onyekachi, arrived the Wuse 2 office of the Commission when the Service was alerted of the Fire by the Incident Duty Officer of the Commission, Kayode Oyetunde at 1910 hours.
Mr. Orilade said that the fire started at the former newsroom which now serves as storage for ICT equipment/consumables that were retrieved from the Commission’s former offices scattered across the Capital City.