A staff of Union Bank has died from Coronavirus complications, the Chief Executive Officer of the Bank, Emeka Emuwa confirmed.
In an internal memo made public on Monday May 4, it was gathered that the bank staff died while on treatment for Coronavirus at the Infectious Disease Center in Yaba, Lagos.
The bank staff was working remotely since March before contracting the disease.
The memo reads 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.”