First Bank denies rumoured closure of Southeast branches


The rumour swirling around First Bank Nigeria Limited that it shut down its branches in Southeast States amid the insecurity pervading the region has drawn the reaction of the West Africa’s premier bank.

“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,” the bank said in a terse statement it released.

Recall that the bank  has 750 business locations and over 100,000 Banking Agents spread across 99% of the 774 Local Government Areas in Nigeria.

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