Service Restores on GIFMIS Less Than 24 hrs After Fire Outbreak,says OAGF

By Sarauniya Usman,Abuja

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.

The OAGF said the shut down of the GIFMIS platform was caused by the fire out break at the Treasury House on Wednesday, which was successfully contained.

According to a statement issued and signed by the Director, Information, Press and Public Relations,Henshaw Ogubike, states that the fire had affected the outdoor panels of the cooling system of the Server, and as a result, the Server automatically shut itself down.

“Repair work was immediately carried out on the affected equipment on Thursday, and the Server was successfully restarted”.

According to the OAGF, “presently, service has been restored and payments can be made and received through the GIFMIS Platform”.

“GIFMIS is an IT based system for budget management and accounting that is meant mprove Public Expenditure Management processes, enhance greater accountability and transparency across Ministries and Agencies”.

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