The Chief Executive Officer of Union Bank, Mr.Emeka Emuwa has revealed that a staff of the bank just died of the corona virus pandemic. The deceased has been receiving treatment for corona virus at the Infectious Disease Center in Yaba, Lagos but unfortunately he could not make it.
A memo made public on Monday May 4 read in part:
” Dear colleagues, notwithstanding the easing of the lockdown, the threat of COVID-19 remains high and real. Today, we received a painful reminder of this threat.
“We are deeply saddened to announce that one of our colleagues died in the early hours of today (Monday, May 4th) while being treated at the Infectious Disease Center in Yaba, Lagos.”
Emuwa however, noted that the deceased had been working remotely since the bank activated that option in March and has not worked or been in any of the bank’s branches since then.