CBN confirms minor fire incident in office

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THE Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has confirmed that there was a minor fire incident at its branch in Jos, Plateau State.

Isaac Okorafor, director, Corporate Communications, CBN, in a release on Tuesday, April 21, said that at about 9:15 am today, the fire alarm in the branch was triggered and in line with the bank’s fire drill and protocol, the skeletal staff on essential duty we’re promptly evacuated to muster point.
“Our branch controller quickly called fire service at about 9:19am. However, before the arrival of the fire service, the bank’s security unit, relying on information from Fire Alarm Dashboard, traced the fire to an air conditioner installed in the inverter room in the second floor of the building. They swiftly put out the fire with extinguishers and hydrants installed in the building.
“The affected room has since been cordoned off for further investigation while normal work has resumed at the branch, ” Okorafor said.
He assured Nigerians that the minor fire has effectively been put off and no damage was done to any records of the bank.
– April 21, 2020 @ 1:56 GMT |
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