Access Bank has shut down its Ligali Ayorinde, Victoria Island branch after a customer tested positive to the deadly Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
The bank in a statement disclosed the unnamed customer was in the banking hall on March 16, 2020 and hence called on everyone who visited the bank on the said date to self-isolate or report to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for monitoring if symptoms manifest.
“We have just confirmed that an individual who visited our Ligali Ayorinde Branch on Monday,
March 16, 2020, has tested positive for Coronavirus. He was symptom-free as at the time of visit and he is currently being monitored at an Isolation Centre in Yaba.
“In line with our emergency response plan and following regulatory practices, the branch has
been temporarily closed for thorough disinfection. Persons who had any contact with the concerned individual are currently in isolation.
“It is advised anyone who visited the branch in the last week should self-quarantine for a period of 14 days starting immediately. Should you feel sick or exhibit any of the Coronavirus symptoms, please contact the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on 08009700001 or SMS
08099555577 immediately to find out what to do.
“The health of all our stakeholders remains paramount at Access Bank Plc, as we are adopting
all necessary measures to ensure your safety at this time. Please be reminded that we will continue to serve you through our Alternate Delivery Channels,”