Accra: Fire Guts GCB Bank Kisseman Branch


Fire has gutted a building complex which houses the Kisseiman branch of the Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) near Achimota in the Greater Accra Region.

The incident is said to have occurred on Wednesday, March 23, 2022.

The fire which was detected at 5:11am was successfully extinguished by personnel of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) with the support of the security services and the community. There were no casualty during and after the fire outbreak.

In a statement issued by the Corporate Affairs of the Bank, the Kisseiman branch of the Bank, Emmanuel Kojo Kwarteng, he said "We will however not open for business today to allow for further assessment of the extent of damage to the building as well as safety measures aimed at protecting staff and customers"

The statement added that customers in and around Kisseman branch are advised to use the Dome, Achimota, Haatso, Dzorwulu, Abelenkpe, Tantra Hill, Abeka-Lapaz, Legon, Tetteh-Quarshie and any GCB Bank Branch of their choice for their banking business.

"Customers are also encouraged to make use of our alternate channels including internet banking, GCB Mobile banking, ATMs and G-Money Mobile Wallet.

"We shall inform customers of any new development," the statement added.

Read full statement below: GCB BANK PLC FIRE OUTBREAK AT KISSEIMAN BRANCH BUILDING FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 23RD MARCH, 2022.

On Wednesday, March 23, 2022, there was fire outbreak at the building complex that houses our Kisseiman branch near Achimota in the Greater Accra Region. The fire which was detected at 5:11am was successfully extinguished by personnel of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) with the support of the security services and the community.

There was no casualty during and after the fire outbreak. The Kisseiman branch of the Bank will however not open for business today to allow for further assessment of the extent of damage to the building as well as safety measures aimed at protecting staff and customers.

Customers in and around Kisseman branch are advised to use our Dome, Achimota, Haatso, Dzorwulu, Abelenkpe, Tantra Hill, Abeka-Lapaz, Legon, Tetteh-Quarshie and any GCB Bank Branch of their choice for their banking business.

Customers are also encouraged to make use of our alternate channels including internet banking, GCB Mobile banking, ATMs and G-Money Mobile Wallet. We shall inform customers of any new development. GCB, your bank for life.

Emmanuel Kojo Kwarteng, Head of Corporate Affairs GCB Bank PLC.


Credit: Modern Ghana

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