United Bank for Africa (UBA) Ghana has officially opened its latest branch to serve customers and the banking public throughout Ashaiman and its environs. The opening ceremony was held on Wednesday 30th November 2022.
Speaking at the official opening, Managing Director of UBA Ghana Chris Ofikulu said: “Our customers and the communities we serve are at the heart of everything we do; that’s why I am delighted we have invested in Ashaiman by opening this new Business Office to better serve our existing clients and build new client relationships.
“Knowing the immense economic importance of Ashaiman, I am very glad that we have taken the right steps to make our presence felt in this cosmopolitan area. We know through this expansion we can help boost SMEs through our banking services, advisory services and business clinics.”
Osei Gyasi, Head of Banking Supervision at the Bank of Ghana, in a speech read on his behalf commended the bank by saying: “The entry of UBA into the banking industry contributed immensely to the level of competition in the banking space of Ghana. For the past 18 years, the bank has evolved with Ghana’s changing landscape and worked tirelessly to serve Ghanaians. With the opening of this Business Office, the bank will be contributing further to deepening financial intermediation in Ghanaian industry”.
Also speaking at the ceremony, Raquel Ross – Branch Manager at the Ashaiman Business Office, was elated about this opening, saying: “Today’s customers have busy lives and we’re bringing our services closer to them. Together with the team, we’re ready and well-positioned to provide top-notch banking services for customers. It is my hope that the success of this new branch will lead to the opening of new branches in other parts of Ghana in the near-future”.
Driven by the Customer-first philosophy, the bank’s expansion is aimed at providing excellent customer experience loaded with unparalleled solutions to help grow businesses in Ashaiman and serve customer banking needs.
This is part of the bank’s strategy to increase business presence and grow existing relationships, as well as reach new customers and introduce them to UBA’s unique solutions.
The management and staff at UBA Ghana were joined by the chief of Ashaiman and his team, representatives from the Bank of Ghana, Municipal Chief Executive for Ashaiman Municipal Assembly, customers and religious bodies to cut the ribbon and signify an official opening of the Ashaiman branch.