The CBN says the fire was a minor incident that was promptly dealt with.
A branch of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in Plateau State was involved in a fire incident on Tuesday, April 21, 2020.
The apex bank announced on its Twitter account that its branch in Jos, Plateau’s capital city, witnessed a minor fire outbreak that was promptly contained.
“Minor fire outbreak at the Jos branch of Central bank of Nigeria, promptly contained today, April 21, 2020,” the tweet read.
Not much else is currently known about the incident but a statement is expected to be released later today.
A building at the headquarters of the the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja was similarly involved in a fire incident on Friday, April 17.
It was the third government building in Abuja to experience a fire outbreak in the past couple of weeks.
The office of the Accountant General went up in flames on April 8, followed by another fire incident at the headquarters of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), also in the Maitama area, on April 15.