Fire guts Unity Bank headquarters in Lagos

Unity Bank on fire

There was a fire incident early Monday at the head office of Unity Bank Plc at Victoria Island, Lagos.

Clips of the incident posted on Twitter shows fire engulfing several floors of the building.


However, the bank has said in a statement on Twitter that the fire has been brought under control.

It said: “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.”

It also said that there was no casualty in the incident.


“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,” the bank said.

“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.”