Accountant General of Nigeria says GIFMIS platform has been restored

Accountant General of the Federation, has disclosed that the Government Integrated Financial Management Information System, GIFMIS platform has been restored, 24 hours after a fire outbreak in Abuja.
Director of information in the Office of Accountant-General of the Federation, OAGF, Mr. Henshaw Ogubike made the disclosure on Friday in Abuja, the Nigeria’s capital.
According to Ogubike, GIFMIS is an IT-based system for budget management and accounting meant to improve Public Expenditure Management processes, enhance greater accountability and transparency.
He said the shutdown of the GIFMIS platform was caused by the fire at the Treasury House on Wednesday.
He said, “The fire affected the outdoor panels of the cooling system to the server room.
“The server automatically shut down itself, denying service on the GIFMIS platform.
“Service has been restored and payments can be made and received through the GIFMIS Platform”
He expressed the regrets of OAGF regarding any inconveniences the shutdown might have caused.


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