The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN building in Benue State was reported to be engulfed by fire in the early hours of Thursday 21, 2022.
The story justin revealed that the branch affected was the one in Makurdi as some persons that witnessed the incident said that they noticed the flames started at the back of the bank located in the Old Government Reserved Area, GRA, Makurdi, the state capital.
One of the observers hinted that the inferno started around “7:00 am this morning, and we noticed the fire at the premises of the bank.”
According to the sources, the fire started from the fuel dome of the bank but immediately became fierce and drew the attention of some workers who immediately raised the alarm.
Mr. Donald Ikyaaza, Director of Benue State Fire Service, Donald Ikyaaza, confirmed the report and said that he received a distress call about the fire incident and promptly deployed his men to the scene.
“It was actually a huge fire which started at the company’s fuel dome but my men rushed to the scene and put out the fire before it could spread to other parts of the bank. Everywhere is calm now.” He said.