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Banky W Survives Fire Outbreak In James Bond Style


SAN FRANCISCO, February 28, (THEWILL) – Popular Nigerian singer, Banky W, has revealed that there was a fire incident in his house in Lekki, Lagos, on Tuesday morning.

The fire which started at about 6am was said to have been caused by a faulty air conditioner.

Narrating the incident, Banky took to Instagram to narrate how the fire incident occurred and to share pictures of the damage done saying that he was lying awake in bed at about 6am , when he started smelling smoke and realized it was coming from outside his door.

“So there's good news and bad news. The good news is… I'm thanking God that I'm alive to give the bad news as a testimony,” he stated.

“I was laying awake in bed at about 6am , and I just started smelling smoke. Stood up to shut off my TV and AC and realized it was coming from outside my door.

“Opened it to see the whole stairway was filled with huge gusts of black smoke/soot, and a fire was burning stuff downstairs. The smoke was so much I couldn't get down past it to see the source of the flames.

“Rushed back into my room and climbed down from the 2nd floor balcony with my dog… and then got help from the amazing workers and neighbours who helped me put out the flames.

“Turns out the ac in the living room had caught fire.

“Thank God I was awake to smell the smoke. Thank God we caught it early enough and the damage wasn't so bad.. it basically burnt some of the stuff that was around it. So awards, portraits, and some small electronics.

“But thank God, Duke and I are alive and well. We only had to form James Bond and climb down from the top floor balcony LOL. Thank God for my neighbors and the amazing workers in and around the compound for helping us escape via the balcony, helping put out the fire, and helping with the aftermath/cleaning.

“Thank God for life. And I'm not even upset. I'm just grateful for life and health and for the grace and mercy of God on my life. I figure I'm about to have the best year ever so the devil tried to throw a tantrum. But not today Satan. Not today, not ever.”