November 17, 2017 9:29 am

Image: Burnt Administrative building National Assembly

The above statement is from the Minister Of Communication Issa Tchiroma Bakary who argues that security at the national assembly is intense and highly professional, debunks claims fire outbreak was criminal. 

Reports that fire was damaging some buildings at the national assembly of Cameroon emerged yesterday evening at about 10pm.

This is what is left from the administrative building of the lower house of parliament after the fire fighting brigade and personnel on standby on that day fought extensively to quench the source of the fire.

Cameroon News Today-CNT learned that the plenary hall was spared with just the administrative building  suffering from the intensity of flames.

In an interview granted the CRTV, Issa Tchiroma, Minister of Communication, government spokesperson revealed that investigations will be open to shed more light on the circumstances which led the to the fire incident at the glass house “Unfortunately as you all know, part of our national assembly caught fire yesterday, part of it has been destroyed by fire, congratulates fire fighters and personnel who fought to put down the fire, the origin of the fire is accidental, the national assembly has always been under tight security, we can say without any doubt that the origin of the fire is accidental. An investigation has been opened to shed more light on what happened”

The President of the Senate, Marcel Niat Njifenji was received this Friday November 17, 2017 by the President of the National Assembly Cavaye Djibril to assess the level at which stands the damages.

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