cbnThe Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has debunked reports that its

head office was on fire on Tuesday.

In a release signed by its Director of Corporate Affairs, Isaac Okorafor, the regulator claimed passers by who saw a pall of exhaust from the generator house far away from the building apparently mistook the exhaust for fire smoke.

“The CBN maintains a total security system that triggers safety alarms in the presence of smoke and so all fire engines and personnel received the alert only to discover that it was an unusual pall of exhaust,” he explained. He added that the affected generator has been rested and normal work has been uninterrupted, while the engineers are working to rectify the issues with the generator.

“We hereby assure the general public that there has been no fire at our building.”
Ag. Director, Corporate Communications, CBN.

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