The Managing Director/CEO of Wema Bank Plc, Ademola Adebise, said the bank is currently leveraging Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in driving digital banking transactions.
Adebise stated this in Abuja yesterday during the official opening of its ultra-modern branch at Constitution Avenue in Abuja.
He noted that the bank being Nigeria’s oldest indigenous bank has evolved in the last decades despite the glaring challenges facing the banking sector.
“Wema Bank, being in existence for the last 7 decades is expanding its branches today here in the FCT as it is not only the capital of Nigeria but also a business hub in the country with over 6,000 Small and Medium Enterprises asides the thousands of micro businesses operating in the FCT.
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“Similarly, the bank has been leading in digital banking services since the launch of ALAT by Wema, an application that offers a comprehensive banking and other digital transaction options,” he said.
He added that even as the bank is expanding its branches, other digital platforms of transaction are operational anywhere around the world.
Speaking further, Tunde Mabawonku, Chief Finance & Strategy Officer of Wema Bank said in over 77yrs of the existence of the bank, it has been operational for 30 years in the FCT.
He added that the ALAT banking app has digitised banking experience as customers have the leverage of using the application for different types of services.