First Bank Sends Message To Nigerians On Naira Scarcity

First Bank Sends Message To Nigerians On Naira Scarcity


First Bank of Nigeria Plc has sent a message to it’s customers amidst the cash scarcity plaguing the nation.

The Press Nigeria reports that the bank had closed most branches in Kaduna for fear of attack from aggrieved customers.

Several customers who were anxious to get money from their savings were disappointed on Thursday in Kaduna as the bank quietly invited security operatives to man the locked gate to forestall any eventuality.

Reacting to the unfortunate situation which has placed the citizenry in great hardship, First Bank Plc Public Affairs Manager, Dr John Bundiga said those attacking bank branches make it more difficult for bankers to play their part in resolving the challenge “we collectively faced.”

Acknowledging that indeed it was a trying time in the nation, the bank promised to put in maximum effort in serving its customers better

According to him: “We know these are challenging times and our commitment to support does not waver. We will keep our doors open and have greatly increased capacity across all our electronic platforms.”

He, however, stated that in situations where they feel unsafe, they may have to temporarily shut their doors as they take the safety and welfare of their staff seriously.