There is no denying the fact that leading retail financial institution, Access Bank Plc. has made banking and other financial services easier and safer for customers across the nation.
Access Bank’s commitment to delivering banking services to at least one in every two Nigerians has been reaffirmed as it has successfully commissioned and empowered 100,000 Access Closa agents to provide more than banking services to both existing and new customers.
With the current number of Access Closa Agents spread across the 774 Local Government Areas in the country, the bank has significantly grown access to finance and banking services to millions of previously underbanked Nigerians, while providing alternate streams of income for MSMEs, promoting financial literacy, and also advancing its ambition to bank one in every two Nigerians by 2025.
The Executive Director, Retail Banking, Access Bank Plc., Victor Etuokwu, explained that the exponential growth of Access Bank’s agent network is in fulfillment of the Bank’s promise to ensure easier and safer access to financial services for every Nigerian.
He said; “As a Bank driven by innovation, we must deliver better outcomes for customers in terms of speed, security, and service to enhance customer experience in all the locations that we operate.”
“With the recent achievement of hitting a 100,000 milestone of Access Closa Agents, customers and non-customers of the Bank who are traveling for business, events, or to visit loved ones in any location in Nigeria will continue to enjoy uninterrupted banking services as our Closa agents are available in several rural and semi-urban locations across the country”.
However, Senior Advisor, Retail Banking, Access Bank Plc, Robert Giles said; “Access Closa network is a bespoke channel through which the bank expresses passion and commitment to broadening the opportunities and access to financial services for every Nigerian and African, irrespective of location.”
“Customers can locate an agent near them by simply searching for Access Closa Agent on Google Maps on their phone instead of walking long distances in search of a branch.”
“With over 100,000 agent locations spread across every neighborhood in the country, we are making sure our existing customers and potential customers can enjoy seamless banking services close to where they live and work, in a safe and convenient manner.”
“By offering basic financial services such as account opening, cash withdrawal, cash deposit, and bill payments. Our continuously growing agent network is increasingly making the need to visit a bank branch unnecessary for everyone. We are committed to being at the forefront of providing digital financial services in Nigeria.”
It is interesting to know that Access Bank has remained committed to delivering more than banking solutions to its customers leveraging the power of technology.
The geographical location tagging of agents on Google Maps through internet-connected devices is one more way the Bank is living up to its brand promise as it will assist customers and non-customers of the Bank locate and Access Closa agents within their communities, truly bringing financial services closer to the people.