The management of Access bank PLC has short down its Ligali Ayorinde branch on Victoria Island Lagos following a case of a customer who visited the branch on Monday, 16th March, 2020 to transact business and has tested positive for the virus.
In a statement by the bank, it said that “it has confirmed that an individual who visited our Ligali Ayorinde branch on Monday, 16th March, 2020, has tested positive for Coronavirus.”
The statement further went on to say that; “The victim 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 temporary closed for thorough disinfection. Persons who had any contact with the concerned individual are currently in isolation”. The statement also stated.
Already, Nigeria has recorded over 30 cases of the coronavirus since the index case in February.
Below is a copy of the Press statement released by the bank