This is the third time since the national assembly was constructed that a fire incident is reported.

This is the third time since the national assembly was constructed that a fire incident is reported.

But going by available statistics, this is the most serious fire incident ever witnessed by the parliamentary building.

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 faught 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”