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ACCOUNTANT GENERAL’S OFFICE FIRE OUTBREAK: FINANCE MINISTER CLAIMS THAT ALL THE DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE DISBURSEMENT OF 2 TRILLION NAIRA TO POOR NIGERIANS WERE AFFECTED.

The Nigerian finance minister Mrs Zainab Ahmed has announced to the nation that the government lost 700billion naira Covid-19 Relief Funds.

The information was announced during her press interview yesterday on Thursday 9th April 2020, were she announced that the files and documents of the Covid-19 Relief fund donated by individuals and companies to support the nation fight coronavirus was all burnt down.

According to the finance minister She said: “We’re sorry about the incident occurred on Wednesday been 8th of April 2020, the government lost 700billion naira Covid-19 Relief Funds Due to the Fire outbreak, its caused a lot of damages in the office and we’re yet to investigate on what was the cause of the fire outbreak, I want to use this opportunity to appeal to the Nigerians most especially to the SouthEast and Southwest, government together we will help fight this virus,” Mrs Zainab Ahmed said.

While speaking further she also claimed that the fund was to Disbursed to the SouthEast and Southwest government to aid tackle the spread of Coronavirus in the states and also for the benefit of the country.

She also urged the Abuja Commissioner of Police to trace and identify the cause of the fire outbreak in the office.

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