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Less than 24 hours after fire outbreak, OAGF restores service on GIFMIS platform


The Office of the Accountant General of the Federation (OAGF) has announced the successful restoration of service on the Government Integrated Financial Management Information System (GIFMIS) platform.  

In a statement signed and issued yesterday by the Director (Informàtion, Press and Public Relations), Henshaw Ogubike, the shutdown of the GIFMIS platform, an IT based system for budget management and accounting that is meant improve public expenditure management processes, enhance greater accountability and transparency across Ministries and Agencies was caused by the fire outbreak at the Treasury House on Wednesday, April 8, which was successfully contained. 


According to Ogubike, the fire had affected the outdoor panels of the cooling system of the server, and as a result, it automatically shut itself down. 

He stated that repair work was immediately carried out on the affected equipment, and at 12:30pm on Thursday, April 9, the server was successfully restarted. 
“Presently, service has been restored and payments can be made and received through the GIFMIS Platform,” the statement read.

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