First Bank of Nigeria has denied report circulating on social media space that its various branches in the South-Eastern part of the country have been closed over heightened insecurity in the region.
PUNCH reported that the bank noted that its branches in the South-East and in other parts of the country are "fully open for business".
The statement was disclosed by First Bank's Group Head, Marketing and Corporate Communications, Folake Ani-Mumuney, on Wednesday.
The statement titled, 'Public Announcement', read, "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. Thank you."