Hell was let loose in one of the Guaranty Trust Bank branches at Oke Ilewo, Abeokuta on Tuesday 24, October 2023 when an angry customer poured petrol on himself with the determination to set the bank building and other customers ablaze.
It was gathered that the customer who was in the bank a day before the incident to complain about the disappearance of Five Hundred and Thirty thousand naira(₦530,000) from his account without him initiating the transaction was asked to come back the next day.
Upon his arrival to the bank on the next day, sources at the bank premises revealed that the young man was attended to by a customer complain desk and was told that the bank cannot trace how his money disappeared at the immediate.
The angry customer was said to have raised his voice in the banking hall, demanding refund of his money to his account.
It was gathered that the bank manager came out and ordered the security to throw the man out of the bank premises.
Our sources added that while many thought the man has left, he returned few minutes later with a 5litres keg of petrol and walked straight into the banking hall where he poured the content on himself with the determination to spark the matches and set everywhere on fire.
Impeccable sources added that bank staffs, and other customers scamper for safety leaving only the angry customer in the banking hall.
it was gathered that after several plea from those who can identify the angry customer , he agreed not to spark the matches but demanded a promise from the bank manager to initiate the process to get the money back to his account immediately or he set himself and the bank building ablaze.
Effort to get reaction of the Miriam Olusanya led GTCO or its public relations agency proved abortive as at writing this report.