Ex-BBN Housemates Endorse Octopus Banking App

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By Modupe Gbadeyanka

The Heritage Bank’s revolutionary advanced intelligent digital experience, known as Octopus has been endorsed by the 2018 Big Brother Double Wahala (season-3) housemates for its ground breaking innovative solution, crafted to meet the demands of an ever-growing active population with the aim to create and transfer wealth to stakeholders.

Four of the 20 contestants, who were engaged with a task that served to Launch the Bank’s product and have continued to use advanced intelligent digital experience to grow their businesses unanimously attested that Octopus was the new green; way to engage markets, shop bank, making payment of goods and services very seamlessly.

Meanwhile, they also commended Heritage Bank for its strategic growth to meet customers’ needs and revolutionalise the banking sector with the upward review of daily transaction limits for Octopus transactions to N200, 000 for Heritage Bank registered users.

The four housemates- Leo Dasilva (Leo), Uloma Iheme (Ifu Ennada), Tobi Bakre and Omololu Shomuyiwa (Lolu), who visited the bank’s head office in Lagos, yesterday, met with senior management of the institution.

Octopus by Heritage Bank represents an omnichannel multi-platform experience squarely targeted at the customers of tomorrow; young, smart, professional, tech-savvy pioneers of the new digital economy. Bank agnostic, Octopus will provide all customers of any Nigerian Bank the opportunity to access a platform that consolidates and connects all their Bank accounts delivering convenience and ease of access to an innovative platform and digital community.

The platform owes numerous benefits to the users, thereby enable small businesses to key into electronic payment system easily, efficient collections, social integration, retention strategy, bills payment, mobile virtual top-up, funds transfer, balance enquiry, movie show time, news.

To give a voice to this, Sekibo described Octopus as “the best opportunity to experience a true, out-of-this world digital experience available across major platforms. Understand that this new adventure does everything differently!”

According to him, the platform is an intelligent digital experience that combines digital transactions and a community lifestyle that empowers customers with the power to build their world and perform digital transactions how they want.

Sekibo who was represented by Ike Williams, Directorate Head, Service Bank/Chief Information Officer, however, remarked that the bank was committed to deploying its resources towards the delivery of innovative banking solutions to its customers as well as create and transfer wealth to all its stakeholders.

Heritage Bank was one of the sponsors of the 2018 Big Brother Double Wahala (Season 3). The show had 20 contestants living  together in a house for 85days. During the stay of the contestants in the house, various tasks and challenges as proposed by the sponsors on the show were assigned to the Housemates.

To achieve this, the housemates where divided into 3 teams made up of 4 housemates each – White, Green and Blue. The teams were to review the write up on the “Octopus” as a team. From the features of this animal they are to develop a business app.

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