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Guaranty halts operations as fuel shortages worsen

25 May 2015, 08:36Augustine Osayande

Abuja - Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) announced it was closing all its branches nationwide due to the worsening scarcity of fuel scarcity in the country.

Customers have already been notified.

“The current shortage of petroleum products in the country has limited our ability to supply diesel to all our branches, in order to continue normal branch operations.  Due to this, we unavoidably have to close our branches nationwide at 1pm on Monday, 25th May 2015,” the notice read.

The bank appealed to clients to understand the current situation and assure them it was working hard to find alternative solutions to problem.

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“Whilst we have had to take this step to close branch operations early, we would like to seek your understanding at this time, and assure you that we will continue to work hard at finding alternative solutions to this situation and will advise you once the situation has abated.”

It added that the bank alternative channels such as e-Branches, Automated Teller Machines (ATMs), Internet Banking SMS Banking, Mobile Banking would be fully functional and available for their customers.

“All our alternative channels will be fully functional and available for all your Personal and Business Banking”.

The bank also apologised for any inconveniences this might cause to its customers.

- CAJ News

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