Stanbic IBTC To Run Skeletal Operations To Prevent COVID-19 Spread

As
part of the plans to safeguard the lives of its staff and customers and also
prevent the spread of Covid-19, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, a member of Standard
Bank Group, has announced that it has started running skeletal operations,
effective Wednesday, March 25, 2020.

Yinka
Sanni, Chief Executive, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC said the action was
necessitated by the need to safeguard members of the public, given the rising number
of individuals who have tested positive to Covid-19. He commended the actions
taken by the government thus far, such as banning of large gatherings, closure
of schools and certain offices, all aimed at managing the spread of the virus.

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He
however stated that a lot more needs to be done to manage the situation given
that the Covid-19 is the most serious world health emergency in a century.

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The
Stanbic IBTC Holdings Chief Executive said: “As a responsible corporate
citizen, we will also be playing our own part. Effective immediately, we will
be operating skeletal services in terms of our operations. A good number of our
workforce will work from home and only critical staff will be physically
present at our premises and branches including head office campuses. If you
already haven’t, this is the best time to switch to digital. Our full range of
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Source:: MediaCraft

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