Friday, 23 October 2020

#EndSARS: GTBank closes branches in Lagos after attack


The management of Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank) Plc has announced the closure of its branches in Lagos State till further notice.

This followed the #EndSARS protests turned violence in the state and many other parts of the country.


Recall that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday afternoon, October 20, declared a curfew in the state.


A GTBank’s branch situated on Admiralty Way, Lekki area of the state was allegedly set ablaze by some hoodlums that disguised as #EndSARS protesters.


Due to the development, the bank declared that doors to its branches in the state will remain shut.


According to the bank, “Dear customer, due to the 24-hour curfew imposed in Lagos State from 4 pm today, please note the following:


“All our branches in Lagos are now closed and will remain closed for the duration of the curfew.


“Our contact centre will only be available via WhatsApp. Please chat with us on WhatsApp on +2347016974994 which is available 24 hours, Mondays to Fridays or visit our help centre at


“Please note that all our digital channels are fully available 24/7 and you can continue banking with us through these channels: GTBWorld, Mobile App, *737*, ATM and Internet”.

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