First Bank staff dies of Corona Virus in Kano Main Branch
FirstBank has lost a senior staff at its Kano Main Branch to the dreaded coronavirus, the bank announced in a statement. Abdullahi Lawal who was the bank’s regional manager has since been buried according to Muslim rites
The statement signed by Group Head, Marketing & Corporate Communications, Folake Ani-Mumuney, reads in part: “As a responsible corporate organization, FirstBank has been at the fore-front of the concerted efforts against the coronavirus pandemic alongside others.
We have robust protocols in place including practicing social distancing, frequently disinfecting our buildings and locations even whilst ensuring services are available through our alternative channels such as our ATMs and other digital platforms.”
The bank has taken all necessary precautionary measures inline with Covid-19 best practices saying, “We have immediately, therefore, shut down access to the premises as we disinfect the entire location and ask all staff and customers who may have been in contact with our late colleague to follow the NCDC guidelines and self-isolate.
The bank has also assured of its commitment to protecting the health and safety of the wider FirstBank family, customers, and host communities, especially at this uncertain time.