An explosion has occurred in the Central Bank of Nigeria office in Calabar, the Cross River State capital.
CBN, however, said it was a gas explosion at a part of its premises under construction.
CBN Acting Director of Corporate Communications, Mr. Isaac Okorafor, said no death was recorded from the incident, adding that the resultant fire has been successfully put out.
“There is a gas explosion from the construction area of our premises there. There is no fatality yet. A few persons who were injured have been taken to the hospital. The Fire service personnel responded promptly and they have been able to put out the fire,” Okorafor said.