The Fiaseman Rural Bank Limited at Bogoso in the Prestea Huni-Valley district of the Western Region has honoured the bank’s General Manager and four others as they bow out of active service after various years of serving the bank in different capacities.
The personalities include the General Manager, Mr. Evans Aidoo who served the bank for 8-years; Head of Operations, Mr. George Asante – 14-years; and Honourable Mozart Owuh – 16-years. Also acknowledged were the immediate past-Directors Mr. LawrenceYankson – 14-years; as well as Godfred Anokye – 9-years.
According to the Board, they could not have overlooked the tremendous progress the bank has made for the past eight years during the tenure of these personalities led by the General Manager Mr. Evans Aidoo.
The table below shows the remarkable growth the bank made during the 8-year period the General Manager and his supporting staff managed the bank.
|Particulars||Year 2009 (GH¢)||Year 2017 (GH¢)|
|Total Assets||6.9 Million||105 Million|
|Deposits||5.1 Million||86 Million|
|Investments||3.4 Million||45 Million|
|Advances||2.1 Million||40 Million|
|Shareholders Fund||1 Million||14 Million|
|No. of Branches||5||12|
|No. of Staff||65||256|
|Ghana Club 100||75th Position||29th Position|
Apart from what they did for the staff and entire bank, they also contributed to extending some support to communities within the bank’s operational territories. These include: a 10-seat toilet facility for St. Augustine SHS Bogoso; a 10-seat toilet facility for Fiaseman SHS; and renovation of the Bogoso Station Officer’s Residence. The rest of the community support are a Polytank for Asankragua Divisional Police, support for Hunni Valley Hospital, and support for Asankrangua Catholic Hospital in diverse ways as well as assisting in granting full scholarships to students within the bank’s catchment areas.
The outgone General Manager, Mr. Evans Aidoo, in an interview with Business & Financial Times indicated that he was highly overwhelmed by the honour done him, and he will be forever grateful to the board and bank.
According to him, he had a very fruitful time working with the staff – particularly with their support in every working policy that he introduced.
He further advised the up and coming young men and women in the banking profession to uphold sincerity, honesty and fairness, since the banking industry thrives in a dignified environment.
Mr. Evans Aidoo was seen off by the board with a brand-new Toyota RAV4 2017 Model, and an unspecified amount of money.