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Zenith bank clears air on fire incident

Fire at Zenith Bank’s data centre causes network downtime

Zenith Bank Plc has in a statement cleared the air on the fire outbreak in one of its facilities recently.

“We hereby report that there was a fire incident on the morning of Wednesday, May 3, 2023, at our storage facility in Victoria Island, Lagos State, which is completely isolated from our Head Office Complex and this led to a temporary power outage, according to the statement signed by Michael Osilama Otu, the company secretary.

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“We appreciate the prompt response of the Federal Fire Service, Lagos State fire service, and Eko Hotel fire service that led to the swift containment of the incident,” it continued. “Banking services are being restored as normalcy returns. The inconveniences to our esteemed customers and other stakeholders arising from this incident are highly regretted.”