The head office of one of Nigeria’s well positioned banks, Unity Bank Plc, was under fire at the early hours of today but cause of the incident could not be ascertain as people were seen running for safety.
Meanwhile, the bank has admitted that there was a fire outbreak but the fire service team had intervened and has brought the situation under control.
According to the bank, “We regret to inform the public that there was a fire incident on one of the floors of our Head Office building early this morning. The cause of the fire incident is yet to be ascertained but the fire service has intervened and has brought the situation under control.
“While the extent of damage is being assessed, we are happy to note that there was no casualty or loss of life as a result of the incident. From current observations, however, the Banking Hall and other strategic business areas were not affected.
“We are grateful to all the Agencies and volunteers that supported in bringing the incident under control. Further developments regarding the incident will be communicated as it unfolds.”