Federal Ministry of Finance Clarifies Fire Incident at Headquarter in Abuja

Fire incident at Federal Ministry of Finance Headquarter in Abuja

The Federal Ministry of Finance has clarified the news of a fire outbreak which was reported at the ministry’s headquarter at Abuja, earlier on Wednesday, 23,Feb. 2022.




The ministry explains that there was fire at the headquarter, but it didn’t happen at the magnitude that some media outlets reported it, adding that it was just a minor incident and it was mitigated immediately.



The Finance Ministry made this known via a tweet posted on their verified handle, hours after the news of the fire incident went viral. The tweet reads;




NewsFlash: The Federal Ministry of Finance HQ is not on fire as reported on social media. Rather, there was an incident on the corridor in the basement involving an isolated battery Pack (photo inset).



It was quickly put out by the security personnel on duty. #FinMinNigeria



Tweet by the Federal Ministry of Finance
Tweet by the Federal Ministry of Finance



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