In line with its tradition of partnering and supporting initiatives created to promote economic growth in the country, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its participation at the 2018 Kaduna Trade fair.
The event which is scheduled to hold between February 23 –through March 4, 2018 is organised by the Kaduna Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (KADCCIMA), with the theme ‘Promoting Commerce, Industry and Agriculture for International competitiveness. The 2018 Kaduna Trade Fair is organised to complement the efforts of the government towards revamping the economy through diversification to drive investments in agriculture, manufacturing, trade, services and technologies.
FirstBank would be live at the event with its wide range of innovative and lifestyle-fit products and services to meet the business needs of its customers and other participants during the ten-day fair. Participants at the fair, beyond the Bank’s broad clientele are encouraged to take advantage of the Bank’s industry leading electronic payments channels such as *894# USSD quick banking services, Automated Teller Machines (ATMs), mobile internet banking service (Firstmobile), cards products, consumer finance products and Money Transfer Services.
Speaking on FirstBank’s participation at the 2018 Kaduna Trade Fair, the Group Head, Marketing and Corporate Communications, Folake Ani-Mumuney said “FirstBank recognizes the economic impact of businesses participating in the conference, especially the SMEs, and we are committed to offering products and services that are designed to promote convenience and ease of business transactions to all our customers irrespective where they are at any point in time.,‘”.
FirstBank recently had over N1 trillion worth of transactions processed on its USSD, the 894 services, a feat that validates the Bank’s industry leadership position and a confirmation of the customers’ confidence in the brand. The Bank was in 2017 also named the first financial institution in Nigeria and the West-Africa sub-region to issue 10 million payment cards to customers across the country.
Doing business at the Kaduna trade fair? Visit the FirstBank booth and get plugged in enjoying seamless and innovative banking solutions that put You First.
First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) is Nigeria’s premier and most valuable banking brand, and largest financial services institution by total assets and gross earnings. With more than 12 million customer accounts, FirstBank has over 750 branches providing a comprehensive range of retail and corporate financial services. The Bank has international presence through its subsidiaries, FBN Bank (UK) Limited in London and Paris, FBNBank in the Republic of Congo, Ghana, The Gambia, Guinea, Sierra-Leone and Senegal, as well as its Representative Office in Beijing.
Since its establishment in 1894, FirstBank has consistently built relationships with customers focusing on the fundamentals of good corporate governance, strong liquidity, optimized risk management and leadership. Over the years, the Bank has led the financing of private investment in infrastructure development in the Nigerian economy by playing key roles in the Federal Government’s privatisation and commercialisation schemes. With its global reach, FirstBank provides prospective investors wishing to explore the vast business opportunities that are available in Nigeria, an internationally competitive world-class brand and a credible financial partner.
FirstBank has been named “Most Valuable Bank Brand in Nigeria” six times in a row – 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 – by the globally renowned “The Banker Magazine” of the Financial Times Group; and “Most Innovative Bank in Africa” in the EMEA Finance African Banking Awards 2014. Recently, for the sixth consecutive time, the Bank clinched the “Best Retail Bank in Nigeria” award by The Asian Banker. Our brand purpose is to always put customers, partners and stakeholders at the heart of our business, even as we standardise customer experience and excellence in financial solutions across sub-Saharan Africa, in consonance with our brand vision “To be the partner of first choice in building your future”. Our brand promise is to always deliver the ultimate “gold standard” of value and excellence. This commitment is anchored on our inherent values of passion, partnership and people, to position You First in every respect.
Group Head, Marketing & Corporate Communications