One of ’s top financial institutions, First Bank of Limited has reacted to the recent trend of animal swallowing public funds in . The reportage of snake swallowing N36m at a and a monkey eating another N70m instead of Banana took a viral dimension with Nigerians extending it to almost every aspect of national and personal lives.

A user with the handle, @officialrohkip had tweeted thus:

“With the way animals swallow money now, I will have to close my @FirstBankngr account. I don’t trust that elephant on their logo….”.

Acknowledging the power of the and the probable impacts that may have on its customer base, the bank addressed the issue in a separate tweet saying:

“The Elephant on our logo represents trust, integrity, dependability, and loyalty. Let your First Bank account remain open. We are your trusted ally. #Stillstanding #Stilldependable #YouFirst .

Unlike the snake and monkey alleged to have swallowed money, First Bank restated that the elephant on its logo does not swallow customers’ deposits.


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