Fire breaks out at Unity Bank office in Lagos


There has been an outbreak of fire at the head office of Unity Bank Plc in Victoria Island, Lagos state.

In a series of tweets, the bank confirmed the incident which started early on Monday morning.

The bank said the banking hall and “other strategic business areas” were not affected by the fire which has been brought under control.

It said there was no casualty or loss of life during the incident.

“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,” the tweet read.

“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.”


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