By GBENGA OLARINOYE
OSOGBO – OSOGBO branch of the First City Monument Bank, FCMB, was in the early hours of yesterday gutted by fire and property worth millions of naira were destroyed.
Although, the cause of the fire could not be ascertained, at press time, it was gathered that the fire started very early in the morning.
It, however, took the intervention of men of the state Fire Service before the fire could be put off in the afternoon.
The incident caused panic among residents because the bank at Gbongan/Ibadan Road in Ogo-Oluwa area of Osogbo, is located behind a gas filling station, and they fought to prevent the fire from spreading beyond the bank premises.