Stanbic IBTC Opens New Branch in Lekki Free Trade Zone
By Modupe Gbadeyanka
To serve the banking and pension needs of its current and prospective clients in the Lekki Free Trade Zone (LFTZ), Ibeju-Lekki axis of Lagos State, Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc has opened a new branch there.
This new branch, according to the chief executive of Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc, Mr Demola Sogunle, will provide quality financial services to industries, corporates and individuals in the LFTZ region.
“As a forward-thinking financial institution, we have opened a branch to make our services available to individuals in the Ibeju-Lekki axis because we expect economic activities to increase within the area.
“We are fully committed and determined to continue providing world-class banking products and facilities in all the markets we operate in, and to ensure that our customers’ unique business needs are met,” he was quoted as saying in a statement issued by the lender.
As for the chief executive of Stanbic IBTC Bank, Mr Wole Adeniyi, the new branch will meet the growing need for additional banking services in the area.
He said customers would be able to transact business with the bank with convenience and also enjoy alternative banking channels, describing the branch opening as a strategic move that would catalyse vast investment opportunities inherent in the region.
“This expansion epitomises our growth strategy of spreading our footprint to various regions in the country, and enhancing accessibility of our quality products and services to numerous industries and clients,” Mr Adeniyi stated.
On his part, the Head of Corporate and Investment Banking at Stanbic IBTC, Mr Eric Fajemisin, described the LFTZ as one of the commercial centres in Africa’s largest economy.
He added that an overarching strategy of Stanbic IBTC remained to build sustainable businesses in all the regions served and to consistently create long-term value and wealth for shareholders and customers.
Also, the Head of Client Coverage (Consumer clients) at the bank, Mr Eronmonsele Omiyi, noted that: “Stanbic IBTC takes pride in the recognition and awards for being at the forefront of providing exceptional customer service, and all customers can be assured of the same experience across all its branches, including this branch at the LFTZ.”
“Excellent customer experience is complemented by the state-of-the-art digital channels that the bank provides, and our staff will be available to answer any enquiries from clients,” he assured.