All branches of Midland Savings and Loans have been closed for business for today for security reasons. This is to enable the institution meet pressure from their customers to withdraw their savings.
Following the incidence at the Shiashie branch last thursday, a large number of customers have troop to the bank to withdraw their savings. It is very neccessary to make more security arrangement to safeguard all workers and customers.
According to Mr George Paa Kow Hagan; the PRO of Midland, management have made arrangement and requested for more security personnel from the Ghana Police Service for protection at all their branches. He stressed that, Midland Savings and Loans is ready to serve all their customers who intend to redraw their savings at this particular moment due to the brutality leveled against Madam Patience Nyarko.
He also mentioned that, the institution is facing a network challenge; for more than a week; at the point the bank started a system upgrade which has contributed to not being able to serve customers during this period; and that, it is not true the bank has no money.
Midland Savings and Loans is an indigenous institution which has served the nation over 20 years with loans to support local business to grow. Until the recent incident, the reputation was intact.