“Dear Customer”: UBA, Access, Zenith, Others To Close Branches For 48 Hours

Nigerian banks, including Access Bank, Zenith Bank, and United Bank for Africa, have announced the closure of their branches on Monday, 17, and Tuesday, June 18, 2024.

In a notice sent to customers, the banks explained that the closure is in observance of the public holiday, the 2024 Eid-ul-Adha- which means the festival of sacrifice.

Naturenex had earlier reported that the Ministry of Interior declared the two days as a public holiday on behalf of the federal government.

A statement from the Ministry reads:

“The minister assured that the administration of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is committed to safeguarding the lives and property of all Nigerians.

“While wishing the Muslim Ummah a happy Eid-ul-Adha celebration, the minister advised all Nigerians to take responsibility in the resolve to hand over a prosperous Nigeria to our children.”

Bank announces branch closure

In compliance, Nigerian banks have sent messages to customers informing them of branch closures for the Eid-ul-Adha celebration

One such message is from Taj Bank, and it reads:

“This is to inform you that all our Branches, Cash centers and the Head Office will be closing by 2pm tomorrow Friday 14th June, 2024 due to the Eid El Kabir Holidays.

“Normal banking activities will resume on Wednesday 19th June, 2024.

“Kindly make use of our e – channel platforms like TAJWay, Internet Banking and USSD Banking for your transactions.

Similar messages regarding branch closures for Monday, June 17, and Tuesday, June 18, were sent out by Wema, Access Bank, Zenith Bank, and other banks in Nigeria.


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