As the cases of the Coronavirus pandemic increase in the country, Union Bank has shut down its daily operations, as part of measures to prevent its worker from the deadly disease.
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Union Bank, in a statement released on Sunday, directed its workers to comply with the directive starting from Monday 23rd March, 2020.
Reiterating its decision to ensuring the safety of Union Bank’s workers, the bank gave safety procedures which its staff members should adopt while they are working at home.
The statement stated: “Important
“Starting from Monday, March 23rd, Union Bank is activating remote work for all its employees except critical functions in our operations and service teams.
“Stay safe during this period. #Covid19
“#Info #WHO #UnionBank #UnionCares #SelfIsolation#YourSimplerSmarterBank.
In a related development, the management of Eko Hotel & Suites on Sunday announced a partial suspension of its services due to the pandemic.
The hotel said, in a statement, that it would temporarily close down at least seven of its services.
It revealed that the spa, gym, pool, conference and banquet facilities would also be temporarily closed, while some other services would be available for use.
The statement said: “It is with great difficulty, but with the safety of YOU and our community in mind, that we have made the decision to temporarily close our Eko Suites Hotel, Eko Gardens Hotel, 88 Restaurant, Lagos Irish Pub, Sky Restaurant, My Thai Restaurant, Red Chinese Restaurant, Crossroads, the spa, gym, pool, and conference and banquet facilities.”
“However, part of Eko Signature and Eko Hotel, as well as Kuramo Sports Cafe, Calabash Bar, Lagoon Breeze, 1415 Seafood and Steakhouse are still operational.
“We urge you to take the necessary precautionary steps advised by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in staying safe, as we fight COVID-19 together!”
The move by both organizations is coming on the heels of the recent growth in the number of COVID-19 cases which currently stands at 25, with more cases expected in the coming days.