FCMB opens third branch in Osun
First City Monument Bank (FCMB) has opened an ultra-modern branch at Akarabata Layout (along Lagere Road), Ile-Ife, Osun State, making it the only three branches in the state and 206 nationwide.
The development, described as part of the bank’s strategic expansion drive and commitment towards bringing its services closer to the doorsteps of more people and businesses, is also a contribution to financial inclusion in Nigeria.
The branch, commissioned at an impressive ceremony, last week, had the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi; Chairman of Ife Central Local Government, Elugbaju Olayera, traditional and community leaders, captains of industry, among others, as guests.
The Managing Director of FCMB, Adam Nuru, reiterated the bank’s commitment to strategically grow its network to meet the individual and business aspirations of its ever-increasing customer base across segments.
Represented by the Executive Director, Business Development, Mrs. Bukola Smith, he said: “Though, most customers prefer to carry out transactions from wherever they are, using our highly convenient and secure alternate channels, such as FCMBMobile, FCMBOnline, *329# USSD code and ATMs spread widely across Nigeria, some still prefer human interaction when banking.
“This additional customer touch point will further boost our offerings in line with our core values of Execution, Professionalism, Innovation and Customer-focus (EPIC) in a conducive and convenient environment’’.
Also speaking, the bank’s Divisional Head, Service Management and Technology, Oluwakayode Adigun, said: “Our Ile-Ife branch, just like other branches across Nigeria, brings with it, something special in terms of structure and aesthetics. Part of our commitment to promoting a cleaner and greener environment, is by use of renewable energy and in this new branch, we have adopted solar technology which is a clean energy solution that produces minimal waste, is non-pollutant and great for the environment.
“In addition to this, the Branch will also offer excellent customer experience provided by our team of professionals. We are committed to scale our operations, build the requisite capabilities and deploy the best ways to simplify banking for customers, using our robust technology platform’’.
The location of the branch, according to the bank, had taken into consideration convenience for residents and businesses in Ile-Ife and neighbouring towns in the state.
Apart from the experienced financial experts deployed to the branch, it is equipped with unique physical and technological infrastructure. This combination ensures convenient transactions and sundry financial services delivery to existing and potential customers in a relaxed environment.
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