Guaranty Trust Bank has dismissed stories on social media that the Supreme Court of Nigeria has ordered it to pay Innocent Chukwuma, the Chairman of Innoson Motors, N14bn inside 14 days.
Innoson had on Thursday induced a social media storm by claiming that Supreme Court had dominated in his favour for GTBank to pay him N14bn.
Reacting in a assertion despatched to a few of its clients on Monday, GTBank wrote: “The attention of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (“the Bank”) has been drawn to false, mischievous and malicious statements circulating within the information and social media in respect of a purported directive by the Supreme Court of Nigeria to the Bank to make funds to one among its debtor Customers.
“The Bank’s Customers and the General Public are hereby kindly urged to ignore these false statements as nothing might be farther from the reality. There was no directive or Order issued by the Supreme Court of Nigeria to the Bank to make any cost to any of its debtor Customers.
“The Bank as a extremely accountable corporate citizen will in accordance with its tradition and custom chorus from making feedback about on-going litigation issues and won’t cease to concentrate on utilizing authorized means to get better its unhealthy money owed. It should be emphasised that the Bank stays undeterred in its restoration drive in opposition to recalcitrant debtors.
“We once more reiterate that there isn’t a iota of reality within the falsehood being peddled by determined and mischievous components and the General Public ought to disregard similar in its entirety.
“The Bank stays dedicated to offering best-in-class customer expertise to all its valued Customers.
“We thank you for your continued support and patronage.”