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Unity Bank sacks 170 workers

24 July 2014, 16:00

Lagos - Unity Bank Plc on Wednesday said it had sacked 170 staff in its operations nationwide.

The banks also announced that it had recruited 300 new employees in what it described as “repositioning exercise”.

This is contained in a statement by the bank’s management in Lagos.

It said that the” right-sizing” was to position the bank for sustainable quality services in its branches across the nation.

According to it, the development of the bank’s human resource remains one of the key areas identified in our just-concluded capital raising.

The statement quoted the bank's Executive Director, Secretariat and Services, Aisha Abraham, as saying that people were the bank’s greatest assets.

Abraham said that the bank would continue to train and rejuvenate the workforce, adding that the management would continue to introduce “a steady mix of promising young talents and experienced professionals."

According to her, the bank's goal is to offer quality services to its customers through a team of dedicated and resourceful staff at all times.


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