Banky W’s residential home razed by fire



A residential property belonging to a popular music and award winning star, Olubankole Wellington, popularly known by his stage name as Banky W, has been destroyed after the outburst of an inferno.

The property located along Admiralty Way in the Lekki Phase 1 area of Lagos where the singer resides, went up in flame around 6am on Tuesday, February 28.

According to witnesses, the inferno started as a result of an electric surge from a faulty air conditioner in the apartment.

Reports insisted that the fire service officials in the area arrived the scene late, in about one hour after the fire had ceaselessly consumed goods worth millions of Naira, including some of the awards of the music star.

According to an anonymous source; “The fire started around 6am and all of us came out to assist Banky in putting out the fire. However, Fire service officials arrived around 7.30. So many items were destroyed including Banky’s awards. but officials of the fire service arrived over an hour late.”