File claims through zonal offices/agent banks NDIC tells closed banks depositors

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has called on all depositors who lost their money in any closed banks to file their claims through the corporation zonal offices or any of the 10 agent banks appointed for the payment across the nation.

The appointed agent banks are First Bank of Nigeria, United Bank of Africa, Zenith Bank, Wema Bank, Heritage Bank, Union Bank, Fidelity Bank, Polaris Bank, Unity Bank and Access/ Diamond Bank.

Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, NDIC, Mr Hassan Bello made this statement during a courtesy visit by the executive members of the Finance Correspondents Association of Nigeria (FICAN).

Bello while addressing journalists assured that the corporation will continue to support capacity building initiatives in the Nigerian Media industry, especially in areas covering bank failures and deposit insurance, adding that ever since the commencement of the capacity building program for finance correspobdence, the symbiotic relationship between NDIC and financial journalists has remained cordial.

Speaking further he said “You have demonstrated such an understanding and support that cannot be quantified. This means the collaboration has been a win, win situation for both NDIC and FICAN. It is on this note that I want to commend your entire membership in particular and the media in general for this wonderful relationship.”

Also speaking, the executive director operation NDIC, Mr. Mustapha Ibrahim commended the delegation drawn from the Lagos national body of FICAN and the Abuja chapter for their efforts in maintaining the existing relationship between the two bodies.