Nigeria’s largest brewer, Nigerian Breweries PLC has issued an official statement on the fire incident that transpired at its Lagos plant.
In a statement signed by the company Secretary, Uaboi C. Agbebaku, he said:
“There was a fire outbreak at the empty bottle compound of the Lagos Brewery plant of Nigerian Breweries Plc in Iganmu, Lagos yesterday”.
“The fire which started early in the morning was eventually put under control by men of the Lagos State Fire Service supported by the Brewery fire team and other nearby corporate organisations”.
“There were no injuries or fatalities arising from the fire. Only empty bottles, plastic crates and some sections of the bottle holding bay were impacted by the fire. Brewery operations were also not disrupted”.
“We thank all stakeholders who have called to clarify or support the Lagos Brewery at this time”.