Credit Direct reaches N150b loan mark, opens new office
Credit Direct Limited, with more than 1,000 employees, has disbursed more than 1.5 million loans worth over N150 billion since it began operations in about over 10 years ago.
The non-bank financial services company with operation in 25 states of the country, including the Federal Capital Territory, has an active customer base of more than 200,000 from public and private sectors.
The company, a member of FCMB Group Plc, which gave the indications, while commissioning its state-of-the-art new head office, in Lagos, noted that it is fast becoming market leader in the provision of unsecured consumer loans and has raised the standards in customer experience and employees’ engagement.
The Chairman of the company, Ladi Balogun, said: ‘’This edifice is another milestone in the history of Credit Direct.
It is a reaffirmation of our commitment to raise the bar in the manner in which we operate and the kind of environment in which we provide services.
We are excited that within 10 years of the establishment of Credit Direct, the company has added significant value to Nigerians and the country in general’’.
He said that the company is poised to continue its course of market leadership with innovative offerings and excellent customer experience, as attested to by customers, assuring that FCMB Group will continue to invest in projects and initiatives that would develop entrepreneurship.
For the Managing Director of Credit Direct, Akinwande Ademosu, the company’s story changed the face of the financial services sector, as the people being serviced are those not well served (underserved) and unserved by the conventional financial services sector.
“We believe so much in the future that has been created – from just giving out loans to giving our customers peace of mind,” he said.
He said formal inauguration of the new ultra-modern corporate headquarters is another indication of the company’s resolve to remain the preferred partner in her market space while positioning the company for both local and international growth.