Man Who Worked For Heritage Bank Loses His Job, Comes Online to Look For Another Employment

Man Who Worked For Heritage Bank Loses His Job, Comes Online to Look For Another Employment

  • A Nigerian man who was a staff of Heritage Bank is looking for a new job after the bank's licence was withdrawn
  • Temitope Idowu and other staff of the bank were thrown into the labour market after the CBN withdrew Heritage Bank's licence
  • The young man said he was looking for where to work as he had a background in IT support and core banking application support

A Nigerian man, Temitope Idowu, has been thrown into the labour market after Heritage Bank's operational licence was revoked.

The man shared a post on LinkedIn, noting he used to work for Heritage Bank before the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)'s harmer fell on the financial institution.

Man looks for job after exit from Heritage Bank.
The man said he was open to new employment. Photo credit: LinkedIn/Temitope Idowu and Facebook/Heritage Bank.
Source: UGC

The withdrawal of the licence by the regulator meant that the staff of the bank found themselves in the labour market.

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Temitope, who was one of those affected, came online to look for another job after Heritage Bank closed.

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He told netizens who have opportunities to hit him up since he is open to accepting new job offers.

Temitope wrote on LinkedIn:

"Disappointed to announce the end of my tenure at Heritage Bank following the license revocation by the CBN. With a background in IT Support and Core Banking Application Support, I am eager to embark on new opportunities in the IT sector. I am confident in my ability to drive technological excellence in financial institutions, private companies, or the oil sector. If you have any openings or can offer recommendations, your support would be greatly appreciated."

Many LinkedIn users who commented on the touching story prayed that Temitope find a new job.

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Reactions as former Heritage Bank staff searches for job

Ayobami Agbaje said:

"Hi Temitope Idowu, please check my page; there is a post from a bank looking to hire you. All the best."

Blessing Akharia said:

"Check Blessing Nmoye wall; there is a post/vacancy that might interest you. I would also try tag you on the post."

NDIC to pay Heritage Bank customers

Meanwhile, the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has commenced paying customers of the defunct Heritage Bank.

Customers of the bank disclosed that the NDIC lodged their funds in Heritage Bank in their alternative accounts using their BVN.

NDIC has said it will pay the bank’s depositors the total insured sum and asked them to provide proof.

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