Few weeks after the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) allegedly accused the vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, of corruption, the adquarters of the Federal Inland Revenue Service in Abuja was on Monday, October 28, engulfed in flames.
A former deputy national publicity secretary of the APC, Comrade Timi Frank recently claimed that Osinbajo mismanaged about N90 billion Naira released by the FIRS to prosecute the last general elections in favour of the party.
Speaking about the development, the officials said the outbreak affected a store attached to a canteen used by the agency’s staff members at the headquarters’ annex.
In a statement by the service spokesman, Wahab Gbadamosi, the inferno was contained from the further spread by firemen.
The statement read: “Firemen who put out the fire are investigating the source of the fire. “
Officials of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Fire Service arrived the scene a couple of minutes after the fire began and worked with Security and Safety officers of the FIRS, to put out the fire within two hours.
The Executive Chairman of the body, Tunde Fowler, however, visited the scene of the fire incident for first hand assessment.