Standard Chartered Bank has announced the temporary closure of eight branches in Nairobi for three months in a bid to minimise the spread of Covid-19 pandemic.
In an email to its customers on Tuesday, April 28, the bank said that staff from the affected branches will be deployed to other business units.
"Please be assured that there will be no interruption to your banking as we have branches within proximity as well as our robust online and mobile platforms allowing you 24/7 banking anytime, anywhere," said StanChart.
The closure takes effect on May 1, 2020.
The branches that will be temporarily closed are Koinanage, Harambee Avenue, Ruaraka/Garden City, T-Mall, Two Rivers Mall, Upperhill, JKIA and Maritime.
Customers have urged to seek services at branches within proximity at Kenyatta Avenue, Moi Avenue, Thika Road Mall, Muthaiga, Galleria Mall, Yaya Centre, Industrial Area/Sameer Park and Treasury Square.
The bank noted that many of the services customers seek at the branches are already available online including, making payments, account management, insurance and investment.