First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier financial inclusion services provider, has been named Private Bank of the Rear 2021 by Global Finance, the global market’s voice known for its extensive coverage and analysis of the financial sector, worldwide business, and global economy.
The Bank was named Private Bank of the Year for its outstanding customer service, dedication, and commitment to exceeding the Bank’s standards while offering state-of-the-art financial services to its customers, regardless of where they are in the country. Its customer service has been crucial in maintaining its customer relationships.
Mr Gbenga Shobo, the Deputy Managing Director of First Bank, who accepted the award on behalf of the bank, stated, “we are delighted to dedicate this award to our customers as we appreciate their unrelenting patronage and loyalty over the years. We remain committed to utilizing the best technology infrastructure in delivering the best wealth and financial management services to the doorstep of our customers, irrespective of where they are across the world. We appreciate Global Finance for the award”.
Global Finance aims to assist CEOs, bankers, and investors in navigating the world of global business and finance. The award was created to recognize banks from across the world that has excelled in numerous areas, including corporate governance, sustainability, and innovation, and have contributed significantly to the expansion of the sector. Global Finance picks the greatest financial institutions from around the world each year based on internationally recognized and established standards of excellence.
Global Banking and Finance magazine recently awarded First Bank of Nigeria Limited the 2021 ‘’Retail Banking CEO of the Year Nigeria,” ‘’Most innovative Retail Banking App Nigeria,” and ‘’Best CSR Bank Nigeria” awards.
The bank received the award in appreciation of the important roles it plays in expanding the digital banking ecosystem, touching people in its host communities using technology to make learning available to persons of all ages, and assisting in the deepening of financial inclusion.