According to the report that went viral on Thursday, it revealed that as a result of the COVID-19 distress, Nigerian commercial bank, Access Bank plans to lay off 75% of its Staff.

This was made public by the bank MD Herbert Wigwe, who spoke via video conferencing in a town hall meeting with the bank's staff as he said those to be affected by the mass retrenchment are 75% of the bank's staff, most of whom are outsourced and are offering "non-essential services."

The report revealed that some branches of the bank will also be closed.

Following the report, Nigerians took to social media to react as many slam the commercial bank.

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