As part of its development in the finance industry, the Nigeria premier financial institution, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has been awarded the ‘Best Private Bank’ and ‘Best Retail Bank in Nigeria’ awards respectively by World Finance Magazine and Global Banking and Finance Review.
According to a statement it was explained that, the awards were in recognition of the bank’s commitment and role in providing bespoke financial services to its customers and the public in general, through its numerous states of the art and innovative financial products and services,
Speaking on the bank’s recognition for the Best Retail Bank in Nigeria award, the Editor, Global Banking & Finance Review, Wanda Rich, said: “With 125 years of continuous banking operations, First Bank of Nigeria Limited is a pioneer in retail banking development in Nigeria. The bank is dedicated to providing customers with value added products and services and as well as efficient and accessible banking services.
“Their commitment to retail banking is reflected in their strategic vision, organisational structure and strong risk management which contributed to their outstanding performance We look forward to seeing more from them for years to come.” Wanda said.
Also, the statement stated that, the 2019 World Finance Banking awards is organised to identify the banks across the world that have excelled across a number of areas, including corporate governance, sustainability and innovation, and have played a key role in the industry’s growth.
Expressing ecstasy on the awards on behalf of the bank, the Chief Executive Officer, FirstBank, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan said, “these awards are dedicated to Nigerians, especially our customers for their patronage and trust in our services over the last 125 years. Indeed, the confidence reposed in us has spurred us to continually deliver the best wealth and financial management services to strengthen everyone’s contribution to national development.
We are pleased to be the financial services gateway of first choice to everyone.” He delighted said.