FAAN Sets Up Panel To Investigate Fire Incident

After the fire incident at The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), a panel has been set up to investigate the cause of the fire. According to eyewitness account, the fire, which affected the audit and commercial sections of the headquarters started at about 9a.m. but was later put out by the Lagos State fire service and that of FAAN,
The Managing Director of the agency, Saleh Dunoma, said in addition to the investigation panel, the Nigerian Police would carry out their own investigation and would interview officials of the agency.

According to him, members of the investigative panel include the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), Department of State Service (DSS), Aviation Security (AVSEC), Safety Department and Fire Department in addition to the legal department, which would also serve as secretary to the panel.

The panel is expected to find out the remote and immediate cause of the fire and the extent of the damage; the contribution of various departments and proffer solutions and suggestions to stop similar incident from happening again in future.

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