There was a fire outbreak this morning at the head office of Ecobank in Victoria Island, Lagos.
Many Nigerians have rushed to Twitter to post updates on the fire incident, which many claim has spread to other buildings beside Ecobank.
A Twitter user claimed that a deisel tanker exploded near the bank’s generator, sparking the fire
Ecobank has released a statement on Twitter saying that the fire is under control as the men of the Lagos State fire services battle to douse it.
See Tweets below:
Officers of the Federal and Lagos State Fire Service are here. Everything is under control. We appreciate your concern. 🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/trBItKMmF9
— Ecobank Nigeria (@ecobank_nigeria) July 31, 2018
This morning. Fire at Ecobank has spread to our office. Diesel tanker exploded near their generator apparently. I am fine. pic.twitter.com/MBBHRy4Xxt
— Chief. (@AN26th) July 31, 2018
Fire 🔥 at Ecobank Kofo Abayomi street, Victoria Island. Lagos state fire service and police on ground assisting. pic.twitter.com/QEdoKImEY1
— Rapid Response Squad (@rrslagos767) July 31, 2018
— Daddy Taki (@Lord_Taki_J) July 31, 2018