The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) at the Makurdi office in the Old GRA area of Benue State, caught fire in the early hours of Thursday, April 21.
The fire erupted from the fuel dome of the bank as reports have it, soon it became vicious inviting the attention of some workers present.
Some Community members joined staff who quickly rushed to the scene and alarmed the fire service which topped the fit from spreading to the main building.
The Director of Benue State Fire Service, Engr. Donald Ikyaaza confirmed the report and said he received a phone call informing him about the fire and he immediately ordered his men to the scene.
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“It was actually a huge fire which started at the company’s fuel dome but my men rushed to the scene and put out the fire before it could spread to other parts of the bank. Everywhere is calm now.”