Main Nigerian monetary establishment, First Metropolis Monument financial institution (FCMB) has issued an official assertion to deal with the video making rounds a few buyer who collapsed at its Onipan department in Lagos State.
In response to the Financial institution:
“Our consideration has been drawn to a video making the rounds which reveals a buyer collapsing at our department situated at 178, Ikorodu Street, Onipan, Lagos State. We want to make clear that:
•At round 11am on Monday, Could 04, 2020 a middle-aged man visited the department to hold out a transaction on the ATM. According to our COVID-19 well being and security measures, his temperature was taken and located to be regular, and a hand sanitizer was accessible to be used beside the machine
•Whereas standing in line, nevertheless, the client started to indicate indicators of fatigue and collapsed. The totally masked and gloved department assist personnel got here to his help, shifting him to the department safety publish.
•Upon enquiry, the client indicated he had not had something to eat and had been ready in line for a short time. After resting and consuming some snacks, he regained his energy and left the department on his personal.
•At no level did the client exhibit any signs of respiratory misery, issue in respiration or excessive temperature as has been incorrectly reported on social media
We perceive the panic a 13-second video corresponding to at the moment making the rounds may cause with out the right context at such a time as this. The present outbreak of COVID-19 has led to an unprecedented well being state of affairs and anxiousness all world wide, together with in Nigeria, the place neighborhood transmission continues to rise. Ideally, this present anxiousness shouldn’t be amplified by unverified, dramatic and purely hypothetical social media tales. We have to channel our energies in the direction of curbing the unfold of the pandemic and in the end, eradicating it fully.
FCMB is on the forefront of the drive to realize these two goals. We have now deployed strong well being and security measures in any respect our open branches together with making use of face masks by prospects and workers necessary; checking of temperature earlier than admittance into our premises; provision of hand sanitizers which should be used earlier than entry into the banking halls and ATM areas; hourly disinfecting of teller counters and customer support tables; and making certain social distance is maintained always.
We guarantee the general public that we are going to stay unwavering in our dedication to doing all we are able to to safeguard our prospects, staff and communities.”
For extra details about FCMB, go to www.fcmb.com