Ecobank Nigeria Limited has closed its Wuse II department in Abuja on Monday after a buyer who visited the financial institution died after contracting coronavirus.
The financial institution mentioned the sufferer, Mr. Sulaiman Achimugu, a former Managing Director of the Pipelines and Product Marketing Company, visited the department twelve days earlier than his dying.
In an announcement on its verified Twitter deal with, the financial institution mentioned, “Nigeria, very sadly, this morning recorded its first dying, which sadly was one in all our valued clients. Our most honest condolences to the household.
“Our consideration has been drawn to the truth that the deceased was at our Wuse II, Abuja Branch on 12 March 2020, twelve days in the past.
“The deceased didn’t present any signs on the time of the go to.
“In line with the most effective requirements and our COVID-19 response plans, we’ve, due to this fact, instantly quickly closed the department and all workers on the location have been put in obligatory self-isolation for 14 days, in full compliance with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control tips and to make sure their wellbeing and people of our clients.
“We have promptly knowledgeable the NCDC.
“We are further requesting, through this communication, that anyone who visited the branch between 12 March 2020 and now should take the necessary mandatory recommended step of self-isolation for 14 days and contact the NCDC.”