#AccraDisasters Ghana Commercial Bank assures public of safety of it's Kwame Nkrumah Circle branch

The assurance by the bank is in reaction to fears by a section of the public that the 9-storey building would be affected badly because of the fire that claimed about 200 lives, coupled with the flood.

  • Published:
play Kwame Nkrumah Circle branch of GCB
play Kwame Nkrumah Circle branch of GCB
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

GCB says its property adjacent to the GOIL fuel station at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle is safe despite the fire that engulfed the place on Wednesday.

The assurance by the bank is in reaction to fears by a section of the public that the 9-storey building would be affected badly because of the fire that claimed about 200 lives, coupled with the flood.

Chief Operations Officer Samuel Sarpong says the building is safe.

“All staff [of the bank] and other occupants, tenants who occupy the building [are] safe and we thank God for that”, he said.

However, the Kwame Nkrumah Circle and the Ring Road West branches of the bank have been closed for business temporarily due to the floods.

Dozens drowned Wednesday evening as heavy rains hit hard in Accra.

In the midst of the torrential rains, tens of passengers, drivers and petrol station attendants were also burnt to death in a horrifying fire incident at the Goil fuel station at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle.

Most of the deceased persons were seeking refuge at the filling station and houses and shops nearby but were burnt to death when an explosion occurred at the station.

h/t MyJoyOnline.com via GhanaWeb.com

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 International Relations France to relocate Embassy in Ghanabullet
2 No Jobs Over 1m Ghanaians are unemployed - Surveybullet
3 Migration Crisis Over 200 Ghanaians transiting from Cuba to USA strandedbullet
4 Nkonya Terminator "I am not afraid of death" - Kwabena Adjeibullet
5 Security Ghana Armed Forces resumes 2017 recruitment exercisebullet
6 Warning Angry Bunso youth threaten to block Accra-Kumasi highwaybullet
7 Dr Mahamudu Bawumia Veep pays surprise visit to Passport Officebullet
8 Kintampo waterfalls accident Angry gods caused Kintampo...bullet
9 Foreign Affairs Ministry does not have money – Ayorkor...bullet
10 Galamsey 5 illegal Chinese miners arrested for mining...bullet

Top Videos

1 Video Metro Mass bus catches fire on Cape Coast-Kasoa highwaybullet
2 Ghana@60 Agya Koo embarrassed Ghana at Independence Day - Asiedu Nketiabullet
3 Prophecy I predicted Kintampo accident - Prophetbullet
4 Obinim What happen'd when we fact checked Obinim's Bible knowledgebullet
5 In Zimbabwe President Mugabe’s 70 year-old aide marries his...bullet
6 Health Alert Fufu is killing Africans - Mensah Otabilbullet
7 Watch Kumchacha delivers Counselor Lutterodt from 'demons'bullet
8 Video Taxi driver terrified after an encounter with a ghostbullet
9 Meet "The Beast" President Obama's Cadillac that's more...bullet
10 Video Police officer attacked at Flagstaff Housebullet

News