Stanbic IBTC bank branches in the country will close earlier than usual on Friday, February 15, 2019.
The bank announced on Thursday that due to Saturday’s presidential election, its banking halls will be closed to customers by 2pm on Friday. It however did not explain if the decision was for security or logistics reasons.
An email sent to customers reads:
Thank you for your continuous patronage.
In-view of the upcoming presidential elections, please be informed that our banking halls will be closed to customers at 2:00PM on Friday, 15 February 2019. However, our easily accessible ATMs, USSD [*909#], Mobile and Internet Banking channels will continue to be available for your use.
Our branches will reopen for business on Monday, 18 February 2019.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause you and we appreciate you for giving us the opportunity to serve you.