No Fire Outbreak at NIMASA-Spokesperson

The Nigerian Maritime and Safety  Agency ,NIMASA has  advised  stakeholders and the general public disregard  recent information being circulated by those described as  faceless individuals suggesting that the Head office of the  Agency has gutted by fire.

Hajia Lami Tumaka,head public relations of NIMSA said in a statement today that  actually the Agency had received a report of an explosion involving a tanker ship laden with petroleum products ,anchored at  the jetty of one of Nigeria’s petroleum marketing within Apapa business district

“The vibration effect of the explosion momentarily affected business in the Agency and other high rise buildings  within the Apapa business district” she said adding that “officers of the Agency were  drafted immediately   the fire control team of the petroleum marketer aand other agencies were on hand provide emergency services.”

Tumaka also revealed that “Preliminary investigations commenced and more information on the explosion will be public in due course.”

Categorically NIMASA said its “business offices at Burma;Marine Road,GRA;and Kirikiri situated in Apapa are not affected by the unfortunate fire outbreak”.

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