Unity Bank has revealed that it is yet to assertain the cause of the fire incident at its head office this morning.
A statement made available by the Head Corporate Affairs, Mathew Obiazikwor, however confirmed that there was no casualty and no life was lost, adding that they were still assessing damages
According to the statement titled: FIRE INCIDENT AT THE UNITY BANK HEAD OFFICE, “the extent of damage is yet to be known, as it is presently being assessed.”
The statement further stated that current observations revealed that the Banking Hall and other strategic business areas were not affected.
The bank’s head office is its business hub and houses a banking hall. Prior to the statement, there were fears that depositors funds might have been razed in the fire.
Full Statement below:
FIRE INCIDENT AT THE UNITY BANK HEAD OFFICE
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.
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.
For enquiries and clarifications, please call our customer care line : 07057323225-27