Access Bank wins credit card product award
Access Bank has emerged the overall winner in the ‘Credit Card Product of the Year’ category at the annual Card and e-Payment Africa Awards ceremony held at Sandton Johannesburg, South Africa, recently.
As the winner in that category, Access Bank’s Credit Card was adjudged to offer the most value to customers in relation to those of FBMA Bank, Tanzania, ABASA Bank, South Africa and Banco De Fomemto (BFA) Angola nominated alongside the bank in the awards category.
The bank, according to a statement, emerged winner of the award through an online voting by members of the public after its nomination by a penal of judges comprising of individuals with knowledge of the cards and payment services drawn across Africa.
Commenting on the Award, Segun Ogbonnewo, Group Head, Channel Services, Access Bank said “the award is recognition for the bank’s investment in its card products and channel services, creativity, innovation and value to its customers.”
It would be recalled that Access Bank revolutionised the e-payment services with its emergence as the first Nigerian and only bank in West Africa to obtain the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard Certification and subsequently being awarded the ISO 27001.
From left: Andrew Alli, President & CEO Africa Finance Corporation; Ms Cristina Duarte, Minister of Economy and Finance, Cape Verde; Dr. Adesegun Akin-Olugbade, Executive Director & General Counsel Africa Finance Corporation at the signing in of Cape Verde Membership recently in Lagos. OLADIPUPO ODUNEWU