United Bank for Africa Ghana Ltd., Africa’s Global Bank, picked up two awards at the just-ended 2021 Ghana Accountancy and Finance Awards. The awards are ‘Digital Bank of the Year’, and ‘Most Active E-zwich Bank of the Year’.
The announcement was made at an awards gala night held at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel. The two awards to UBA are in recognition of the innovative roles the bank plays in deepening the country’s financial inclusion; changing the face of digital banking services with its new mobile banking app and Virtual Banker – LEO, and E-zwich services aimed at delivering first-rate services to customers.
Henry Nii Dottey, Head of Marketing & Corporate Communications of UBA-Ghana, commenting on the awards said: “We are delighted to be recognised with these awards, which speak to the innovative strategies and unique product development. We have implemented in recent years ground-breaking technological solutions that offer convenience to our customers and enhance financial inclusion through our digital platforms like LEO – which is an industry first, our enhanced mobile banking app, Internet banking services as well as E-zwich services, making banking services so fast and secure.
“To support government’s agenda of digitalisation and a cashless society, the bank has and continues to issue free E-zwich cards to National Service Persons to ensure they receive their monthly allowance with ease,” he added.
Mr. Dottey further noted the bank will not rest but continue to do more in ensuring the deepening of financial services in Ghana, and offer superior products and solutions to the customer.
“We dedicate these awards to all our customers for making us their preferred bank in meeting their business and financial needs. We remain committed to putting You, our customers, First,” he concluded.
The award ceremony was on the theme ‘Celebrating Excellence and Promoting Standards in the Accountancy and Finance Sectors’.
The Ghana Accountancy & Finance Awards have been created to highlight the vital work done throughout all industries and sectors by the experts who ensure that every firm, regardless of size, reputation, geographical location or area of expertise, can be confident that the figures which make it tick are in safe hands.