Ecobank Trans Africa Incorporated (ETI) and its two affiliate countries – Nigeria and Ghana- have emerged winners in three strategic categories of the Asian banker – West Africa awards 2018.
The annual awards saw ETI winning the best financial inclusion initiative application or programme with its innovative Xpress account.
Ecobank Nigeria carted home the best transaction bank in Nigeria, West Africa award.
Ecobank Ghana also won in the best transaction bank in Ghana, West Africa category.
Other winners at the event included, Alat by Wema Bank which won the best digital bank in Africa; the best wealth management bank in Nigeria went to Standard Chartered Bank while the best mobile payment service and the digital wallet of the year went to Guaranty Trust Bank, among others.
The chairman of the Asian Banker, Emmanuel Daniel spoke at the award ceremony in Lagos, described the awards as the most rigorous, prestigious and transparent awards programme for financial technology, retail banking and transaction banking in West Africa today.
In his comment, Charles Kie, Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria thanked the Asian Banker Award team for painstakingly creating an opportunity to celebrate hard work by members of the banking community.