By Chioma Obinagwam
Nigeria’s most valuable bank brand, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has won the Global Finance Digital Bank of Distinction award, 2016.
This new award recognizes outstanding accomplishments in digital banking made by middle-market and local banks.
It honours banks that may be outspent by their global competitors but still consistently provide best-in-breed solutions to their retail and corporate clients.
According to Global Finance, the Best Digital Bank Awards are the undisputed authority on the world’s leading digital banking service providers. Now in their 17th year, these awards have become the most prestigious honour in the industry.
Speaking on the award, the Head, Digital Banking for FirstBank, Mrs. Folasade Femi-Lawal said that the award is a testament to FirstBank’s commitment in leveraging evolving technologies to bring fast and convenient financial services closer to Nigerians, in line with the bank’s digital banking strategy.
“Today, we are delighted that we have been able to deliver digital banking solutions that support the consumer lifestyle by providing users with an instant suite of financial options on various digital platforms in a convenient and highly secure environment. At FirstBank, we remain committed to delivering long-term benefits for both our customers and the Nigerian economy as we continue to put our customers first,” Mrs. Femi-Lawal noted.
Winners were chosen among entries evaluated by a world-class panel of judges at Infosys, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing. Global Finance editors were responsible for the final selection of honorees.