Coronavirus: Unity Bank Kaduna Hurriedly Shut Down Branch Office


By: Mayen Etim

KADUNA, North-West, Nigeria – There was a mild drama at the Shiekh Abubakar Gummi Market Business office of Unity Bank Kaduna on Wednesday as it was hurriedly shut down following allegation that one of the Staff of the office was exhibiting some symptoms of COVID-19.

This is contained in a statement made available to the media in Kaduna on Wednesday.

The statement stated that one of the staff at the Business Office,
came to work exhibiting some symptoms of COVID-19.

“The staff was not allowed into the branch, rather, was isolated
and the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in Kaduna.

“While we await the test results of the employee, we encourage
all our customers and stakeholders to maintain high hygiene standards, practice social distancing, and make use of our alternate banking channels.

“We will provide updates as events unfold,”the statement reads.

When this reporter visited the branch it was underlock and a security at the venue directd customers to other branches within the metropolis.

A van of personnel of the Nigerian Army were seen keeping watch at the branch.


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