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.
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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.
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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.
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“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.