First Bank South East branches are fully open for business, the bank has said.
Newsone reports that First Bank Nigeria limited has denied report on social media saying that all it branches in the south eastern part of Nigeria have been shutdown over insecurity.
First Bank South East branches not shutdown
A statement titled “Public Announcement” issued on Wednesday afternoon, June 2 by First Bank Nigeria and sent to Newsone Nigeria, the bank called on the general public to “disregard any news making the rounds” that its South East branches have been shutdown over insecurity.
The statement signed by its Group head, Marketing and Corporate Communications, Folake Ani-Mumuney, reads as thus; “This is to inform the public that our South East branches are fully open for business. Please disregard any news making the rounds that is contrary to this. Thank you.”
Meanwhile, Newsone reports that First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) is the premier Bank in West Africa and the leading financial inclusion services provider in Nigeria for over 127 years.
FirstBank provides a comprehensive range of retail and corporate financial services to serve its over 30 million customers with over 750 business locations and over 100,000 Banking Agents spread across 99% of the 774 Local Government Areas in Nigeria.
The Bank has international presence through its subsidiaries, FBN Bank (UK) Limited in London and Paris, FBNBank in the Republic of Congo, Ghana, The Gambia, Guinea, Sierra-Leone and Senegal, as well as a Representative Office in Beijing.