GCB Bank Limited has been rewarded with a plaque by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) for its role in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in the Accra Metropolis and the entire country.
The plaque was presented to GCB Bank at a short ceremony held at the City Hall of the AMA to reward various organisations which partnered the Assembly upon onset of the pandemic.
Presenting the award to GCB Bank, the Metropolitan Chief Executive of the Assembly, Nii Adjei Sowah, stated that the award was in recognition if the Bank’s generous contribution and assistance in the fight against COVID-19 within the Accra Metropolis.
The plaque was received by Mr. Emmanuel Kojo Kwarteng, Head of Corporate Affairs of GCB, together with Nana Yaw Kesse, Communications Manager of the Bank.
In a brief remark, Mr. Kwarteng thanked the AMA for its recognition and stated that as Ghana’s largest indigenous bank, GCB is strongly focused on directly impacting the society in which operates; and as such it will continue to be at the forefront of such initiatives.
Mr. Kwarteng also thanked the shareholders and customers of GCB Bank for their continued loyalty, and stated that it is by virtue of their support that GCB Bank is able to make profit and contribute generously to various societal impact causes.
GCB Bank has been instrumental in the COVID-19 fight, and it was the first bank to make a donation of GH¢100,000 to the COVID-19 National Response Team through the Ministry of Health in Accra. It also donated Veronica buckets and their accessories to the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources and the Judiciary, as well as 40 jumbo water storage tanks to the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development for distribution to markets in Accra, Tema and other parts of the country among other initiatives.