Following the outbreak of the 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 successfully subdued the inferno that almost razed down the building.
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.
The anti-graft agency, in a statement signed by the acting head, media and publicity, Tony Orilade confirmed 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.