The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has commiserated with the Cross River government and families of victims of the fire incident at Linc Oil and Gas Tank Farm, Calabar Free Trade Zone on Sunday.

In a statement issued in Lagos NPA Principal Manager Ibrahim Nasiru said that the authority had commenced investigation into the sad event with the stakeholders to prevent recurrence of such event.

He stated that as part of the measures to forestall future occurrence, the authority has been in touch with the Cross River State government on the safety of Esuk-Utan beach residences in the middle of an industrial area.

The management also commend the courageous efforts of NPA and Calabar Free Trade Zone firemen, who put their lives on the line to prevent the spread of the inferno.

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