A protracted Covid-19 emergencies among its staffers has forced Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc (GTCO), owners of GT Bank, to impose a mandatory vaccination policy; defaulters risk 50% pay cut.
Recall TheNewsGuru had earlier in the year published a report on how Covid-19 related symptoms affected a large number of staffers of Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB), located at 42 Oyin Jolayemi St, Victoria Island, Lagos.
In the report, not less than 14 suspected Covid-19 cases were reported in the aforesaid office while a staff member (name withheld) was said to have died after showing symptoms similar to Covid-19, but the bank claimed the deceased died of asthma attack.
Obtained by TNG on Monday, is an Internal Memo, titled ‘Deadline for Covid-19 Vaccination and dated September, 13, 2021, which was sent by the bank’s Operational Risk Management Team, Ajose Adeogun office in Lagos to all staff members to inform them of the new mandatory Covid-19 jab policy.
The Memo partly reads, “,,All staff have been mandated to ensure they recive their vaccines in their various locations on/before 30th of September 2021.
“Please be informed that strting October 2021, any staff that fails to comply will no longer be allowed into the bank’s premises and may be place on half salary.”
SEE THE MEMO