Unity Bank Plc has announced a fire incident at its Head Office on Victoria Island, Lagos, Concise News reports.
Concise News understands that the fire outbreak happened on Monday morning.
According to videos online, parts of the building were on fire with the flames spreading to at least three floors.
But the bank, in a statement on Twitter, said the fire, which started early in the morning, has been brought under control by officials of the fire service.
It said that the cause of the fire incident had yet to be ascertained, adding that further developments regarding the incident would be communicated in due course.
The bank added that there was no casualty or loss of lives and observations as at 8:48 am showed that it did not affect the banking hall or “other strategic business areas”.
The statement read: “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.
“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.”
Several people have expressed solidarity and support for the bank, which has more than 200 branches across the 36 states of Nigeria and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
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