Guaranty Trust Bank plc has once again raised the service bar for African Financial
by up grading
its Social Banking offering on Facebook to accommodate Instant GTBank Account
With this upgrade, prospective customers of the foremost Bank can open accounts and
immediately get their account numbers while on Facebook, without having to visit any GTBank
Commenting on the new offering which went live recently, Managing Director/CEO of Guaranty
Trust plc; Mr. Segun Agbaje said the upgrade will make it more convenient
for people to commence banking relationships with the Bank. Mr. Agbaje
explained that all people have to do while on Facebook is fill the account
opening form, upload their passport photograph and signature mandate and immediately
get their account number.
GTBank Social Banking is a unique offering pioneered by the Bank earlier in the year
that allows people open GTBank Accounts, make Account Balance Enquiries, perform
Money Transfers and purchase Airtime on Facebook.
The Bank remains the leading Nigerian
financial services provider in the social media space with over 1.3 Million
followers on Facebook alone, the largest following for any Nigerian company.
With Social Banking, Guaranty Trust Bank plc has successfully introduced a new and
effective platform through which its customers can get real-time customer
service and perform transactions quickly, safely and at their convenience. According
to Mr. Agbaje the banking requirements of today’s customers necessitates a high
degree of flexibility, which is why GTBank is instituting value adding channels
on social and other platforms that allow people bank 24/7.
Guaranty Trust Bank plc was established in 1990 and
has within the last 23 years come to be recognized as one of the most innovative
and service focused banks in Nigeria. The Bank, which was recently conferred
with the 2013 African Bank of the Year Award by African Banker Magazine, has
banking subsidiaries in Cote D’Ivoire, the Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone,
the United Kingdom and has concluded the purchase of a 70% equity stake in Fina
Bank that will see its operations spread to Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda .
Source: Linda Ikeji
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