Fire guts EFCC state office building in Enugu
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed a fire at its Enugu State office.
The blaze consumed one of the buildings that comprised the Zonal Command.
Wilson Uwujaren, head of media for the EFCC, issued a statement on Friday afternoon.
“The incident, which occurred around 12:30 a.m. on Friday, was caused by an increase in the public power supply.”
“The subsequent fire was extinguished by the combined efforts of the Enugu State and Federal Fire Services,” he explained.
The spokesperson added that there were no fatalities during the incident.
Meanwhile, The failure of two Nigerian students to carry their passports or emergency travel certificates has enraged Egyptian authorities, who have returned more than 500 Nigerian students to Sudan.
A Nigerian official who spoke in a voice note as saying that students without passports or ETC were instructed to wait.
The official was also quoted as saying that two students without any of the required documents were impatient and joined their classmates, and that the Egyptian authorities were furious and ordered that all the students be returned to Sudan to obtain the necessary permits.
The voice message stated, “Our children have thwarted the efforts of the federal government to airlift them. All students with passports were permitted to proceed to the Egypt airport, while those without passports were required to wait until an ETC was issued to them in order to travel.
“Now, the two students have been discovered at the airport in Aswan, and the Egyptian government is furious. Now, every stranded Nigerian must return to Sudan.
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