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FCMB expands branch network in Nasarawa


Adam Nuru

Customers of First City Monument Bank (FCMB) and the public, who reside or run businesses in Mararaba-Karu, a satellite settlement town in Nasarawa State, neighbouring Abuja environs, including Nyanya, now have an opportunity to enjoy the services offered by the lender.

This is because FCMB has opened an ultra-modern and full-service branch, strategically located in the area.
The new branch was commissioned at an impressive ceremony on Tuesday, October 23, 2018. This brings to three the number of branches of the Bank in Nasarawa environs and 205 across Nigeria.

The development is in line with FCMB’s strategic expansion approach and commitment towards bringing banking services directly to the door steps of its existing and potential customers.

The location of the branch takes into consideration convenience for residents and businesses in Karu and neighbouring communities in Nasarawa and it is expected to promote financial inclusion in the country.

The branch is equipped with unique physical and technological infrastructure that will ensure convenient transactions and sundry financial service delivery to customers in a relaxed environment.

The Managing Director of FCMB, Adam Nuru, said: “This is due to the importance of this area, not just as a residential hub, but as a major gateway to other strategic places in Nasarawa state.

“Though, most of our customers prefer to carry out transactions from wherever they are, using our alternate channels such as FCMBMobile, FCMBOnline, USSD code and ATMs spread widely across Nigeria, some customers still prefer human interaction when banking.

“This additional customer touch point will further boost our commitment in providing customers with simple, helpful and reliable banking services, in a conducive and convenient environment’’.

Also speaking, the bank’s Divisional Head, Service Management and Technology, Oluwakayode Adigun, re-iterated the lender’s commitment to strategically grow its network to meet the individual and business aspirations of its growing customer base across segments.

The Deputy Governor of Nasarawa State, Silas Agara, commended FCMB for its commitment to national development through various forms of support to the private and public sectors.

Represented by the Commissioner for Finance, Ayuba Ayenaje, he said: “We are excited that FCMB has expanded its footprint in Nasarawa State and confident that this will go a long way to boost economic activities in our State.

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