‘This building is a ticking time bomb’

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National Assembly Parliament on Fire . Photo: Gallo images
National Assembly Parliament on Fire . Photo: Gallo images


For almost a decade, experts in fire prevention have been warning government that the Parliament building is a “ticking time bomb”, and said that it was only a matter of time before an uncontrollable fire engulfed it.

But, instead of paying attention to the identified shortcomings, the contract with Asset Fire Protection (AFP) was terminated in 2019.

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