A pregnant cashier at the Ketu/Ikorodu branch of Access Bank, affected by the mass retrenchment of staff, reportedly collapsed on Saturday, after hearing of her dismissal.
The cashier, identified simply as Taiwo, is said to be about three months pregnant, according to Gistreel.com.
Recall that the bank had announced plans to sack workers as a result of the negative impact of the Coronavirus outbreak.
It was gathered that many of the bank’s staff received their sack letters via email over the weekend with shock and grief.
The publication said a colleague of the lady disclosed that she was rushed to a hospital by friends and family members who were with her.
“Her name is Taiwo. When she got the news today, she collapsed. There were two of them affected by the mass retrenchment from Ketu/Ikorodu Road branch, as of now. We will get to know more on Monday about others who were affected. The Taiwo lady is about two or three months pregnant.
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“When she heard the news, she collapsed. It was friends and family around her that rushed her to the hospital,” the colleague was quoted as saying.