Fire Guts EFCC Exhibit Dump In Port Harcourt

Fire on Monday, March 14, 2022, gutted the exhibit dump of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, located at Iriebi, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

This was disclosed in a statement made available to SWITCH NIGERIA by the Spokesman for the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren.

According to the statement, the fire incident  which happened in the early hours of the day, affected most of the trucks parked in the facility before the fire was put out by men of the Federal Fire Service.

It said Secretary to the Commission, Dr. George Ekpungu, who was at the scene of the incident on Tuesday March 15, assured that investigation had commenced to determine the cause of the inferno, while measures will be put in place to safeguard all exhibit dumps across the country.

The statement did not however, state whether vital and valuable exhibits were destroyed in the inferno, one picture released alongside this statement only showed a truck destroyed in the fire.

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