October 17, 2021

The Honourable Minister of Communications& Digital Economy Dr. Isa Ali Pantami has paid a visit to NIPOST Headquarters to ascertain and assess the state of the office gutted by fire.

Dr. Pantami who was received by the Chairman, NIPOST Governing Board, Barr. Maimuna Yaya Abubakar, alongside the Management, led by Dr. Ismail Adewusi, stated that he would have been here since morning but for the coordination of Federal Executive Council Virtual meeting held today.

Dr Is a Pantami (MoCDE)

In his assessment he enquired from the PMG the cause of the fire incident. In response, he was told the Federal Fire Service Report being awaited would reveal the full cause after due investigation. While proceeding to see first hand the extent of the damage caused by the inferno.

Part of the building caused by the inferno

The Honourable Minister thanked God that the fire was contained early enough, preventing the spread to other offices in the building, eliminating destruction of of sensitive documents belonging to the organisation.

He however advised that a comprehensive report should be put together and be forwarded to his office for further action.

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