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Wema Bank deepens innovation, unveils solar-powered mobile branch

One of the nation’s electronically driven financial institutions, Wema Bank has launched a solar-powered mobile branch with the target of delivering banking services to underserved seamlessly.

In a statement issued by Head of e-Business, Mr. Damola Bolodeoku said the mobile branch was fitted with two automated teller machines (ATM).

Continuing, the statement quoted him as saying that “Wema Bank on Wheels”, will bring convenient banking services to Nigerians at their door step in line with global best practices, using technology.

 “We are taking banking services to Nigerians, no matter where they are. Being an environmentally-responsible company, our mobile branch is powered by solar energy – a first in the Nigeria’s banking industry.

“Banks around the world have often used mobile banking vehicles as a cost-effective service delivery channel as competition becomes stiffer.

 “As such, every financial institution strives to provide their customers with the latest technology-driven services,” Bolodeoku said.

In her remarks, Head, Customer Service Management, Kemi Aina noted that the recent closure of the bank’s branch in Abule Egba due to road construction fast-tracked the mobile services, saying with “Wema Bank on Wheels,’’ the bank would reach Nigerians who missed out through “our internet banking and USSD banking services” in times of need anywhere.