There has been a fire outbreak at the Jos branch of the Central Bank of Nigeria in Plateau State. This was disclosed by the apex bank via its Twitter handle
It said, “Minor fire outbreak at the Jos branch of Central Bank of Nigeria, promptly contained today, April 21, 2020.”
This adds to the series of fire outbreaks that have hit key government offices in the country in recent days.
On April 8, fire broke out at the Treasury House, a building housing the Accountant General of the Federation’s office, exactly a week after there was another fire outbreak at the headquarters of the Corporate Affairs Commission, while the Independent National Electoral Commission’s office in Abuja also went up in flames days after.
As at the time of filling this report, the cause of the fire is unknown.