Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Makurdi branch in Benue State, has been engulfed by fire, Newsbreak.ng learnt.
The actual cause of the inferno which happened this morning is still sketchy and yet to be ascertained.
CBN is the central bank and apex monetary authority of Nigeria established by the CBN Act of 1958 and commenced operations on July 1, 1959.
When contacted, the Director of Benue State Fire Service, Donald Ikyaaza, confirmed the report and said that he received a distress call about the fire incident and promptly deployed his men to the scene.
“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,” Ikyaaza said.