The Federal Government yesterday revealed the cause of the fire incident at the Treasury Building of the Accountant General of the Federation.
Frankudeze gathered that the fire was caused by a spark in one of the air conditioners (AC) on the fourth floor.
The Minister of State for Budget and Planning, Mr. Clem Agba revealed to news men at the site that the cause of the fire was caused by a spark in an air conditioner.
Also, Clem debunked rumors that the government was trying to cover up financial leakages and further stated that the fire did not in any way damage documents and all financial transactions at the office of the Accountant General’s office are still available.
“We have gone round the rooms and offices where the fire affected, and I am glad to report that our data Centre where all our records are kept are fully intact. He assured newsmen.
The Minister also added that financial records are still intact.
“I want to assure you that our records are intact, a few documents are burnt, we haven’t started recovery to check what actually burnt.”
Speaking to newsmen, the Minister said that a full scale investigation will be carried out to determine what happened.
“Our data Centre is intact, no harm in any way except for the cooling system which we are now working hard to put back to operation,” He said.