FirstBank Nigeria has denied a viral report on Social Media that all its branches in the South-East have been shutdown over insecurity.

In a statement on Wednesday afternoon, the bank denied the report stating that it was fake news. The statement signed by its Group head, Marketing and Corporate Communications, Folake Ani-Mumuney, read;

“This is to inform the public that our South East branches are fully open for business. Please disregard any news making the rounds that is contrary to this. “