Coronavirus: Banks To Open In Abuja, Lagos And Ogun States

Banks in Abuja and Lagos are set to open as Nigerian government will soon ease lockdown in this affected states.

Banks To Open In Abuja, Lagos
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The Federal Government has said commercial banks in Abuja, Lagos, and Ogun States may reopen from Monday, May 4.

The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Sani Aliyu, disclosed this in Abuja.

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According to Aliyu, banking halls would be open to customers between 8am and 2pm.

He said: “In terms of the banks, this continues to be a recurring issue for all of us. We have been in touch with the CBN Governor.

“Moving on from Monday, banks will open and they will operate normal services from 8am to 2pm. That is six hours but there will be the usual restrictions as you would expect, for instance, self-distancing and the use of temperature monitors, hand hygiene, and making sure the capacities of banking halls are restricted so that people do not come together.”

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