(MONROVIA, October 4, 2022): The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) wishes to clarify a media report indicating a fire incident in the vault of the Bank.


The actuality is that an electrical shock occurred in one of the air conditioners located in the vault on September 21, 2022, but there was neither damage to the vault, nor the banknotes or harm to staff of the Bank due to the existing enhanced security.


The CBL assures the public of steps the Bank has taken to prevent the recurrence of the recent incident. For further details contact:


Cyrus Wleh Badio

Head of Communications

Central Bank of Liberia

Email: cwbadio@cbl.org.lr