A three-months-old pregnant woman simply identified as Taiwo, who works as a cashier at the Ketu/Ikorodu branch of Access Bank, reportedly collapsed after receiving her sack letter in Lagos State.
KanyiDaily had reported that Access Bank announced plans to lay off 75% of its 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.
Taiwo, who was one those affected by the bank’s mass retrenchment of staff, collapsed on Saturday after hearing of her dismissal, SaharaReporters has gathered.
A colleague of the lady, who collapsed, spoke with the media outlet on the phone.
“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.
“When she heard the news, she collapsed. It was friends and family around her that rushed her to the hospital,” he said.