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Two women have reportedly collapsed in a First City Monument Bank (FCMB) branch at Oke-Ilewo Abeokuta, Ogun State.
The incident happened simultaneously between 9 and 10am on Tuesday.
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that the incident is not unconnected to a high human traffic in the bank being the only branch in Abeokuta.
The first woman was a young lady who got exhausted after standing too long on the queue almost fell but was aided by people on the queue.
She was assisted to a chair and sprinkled with water to revive her.
The second was of a middle-aged woman who fell completely to the bare floor and was carried outside the bank resuscitated and given food.
The Bank officials later attended to the two affected customers after they left .
An eyewitness who spoke with PLATFORM TIMES on condition of anonymity said the two women were on the ATM queue with others.
He narrated, “I was in the bank this morning, there was a very long queue at the ATM section, we were up to 50 and there is just one man attending to all of us. I just noticed some unrest in the middle of the queue, I later discovered that a young lady fainted, they placed her on the chair and poured water on her to wake her up.
“The banking hall was just too crowded and the ACs are not working properly, I just saw one old woman fell to the ground, they had to carry her outside because the banking hall was just not conducive. They attended to the woman and gave her food.”
“We have been clamouring for another branch in Abeokuta but they have never listened. The owner of this bank is acting stingy. Imagine other banks having more than one branch, but we have only one FCMB in Abeokuta, too bad”, he protested.
All efforts to reach officials of the branch proved abortive as at the time of filing this report.